Heart Physiology: From Cell to Circulation

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Lionel H. Opie
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004 - Medical - 648 pages

Thoroughly revised and updated, this Fourth Edition is the only current book that integrates cellular and subcellular elements of cardiovascular physiology in the analysis of physiologic and pathophysiologic responses. In straightforward terms, with more than 600 diagrams and illustrations, the book explains the key principles crucial to understanding how the cardiovascular system and its components function and malfunction.

For this edition, Dr. Opie has enlisted eight internationally eminent co-authors and added a new chapter on cell signaling. The chapters on physiology of the ECG and arrhythmias contain many more ECGs. More than half of the illustrations—including 12 color plates—are new.

 

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Heart physiolgy: from cell to circulation is great book which deals in new concept of basic cardiovascular sciences and provide the foundation of new research theme for cardiac scietist.
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Contents

Control of the Circulation 16
14
Heart Cells and Organelles
42
ExcitationContraction Coupling and Calcium
159
Coordinating Life and Death
247
Coronary Flow
279
Aerobic and Anaerobic Metabolism
306
Ventricular Function
355
Overload Hypertrophy and Its Molecular Biology
402
Blood Pressure and Peripheral Circulation
431
Cardiac Output and Exercise
460
Neurohumoral Responses
485
Ischemia and Angina
525
Cell Death
553
Stunning Hibernation
574
Arrhythmias
599
Subject Index
625

The Circulation
417

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