Handbook of Cardiac Anatomy, Physiology, and Devices

Handbook of Cardiac Anatomy, Physiology, and Devices

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Leading experts from the University of Minnesota's renowned Lillehei Heart Institute and scientists from Medtronic, Inc., have assembled a concise yet detailed and comprehensive reference source of information on the anatomic features, underlying physiologic mechanisms, and treatments for diseases of the heart. The busy bioengineer working on cardiac devices will find here the complete critical background needed to understand cardiac pacing, defibrillation, cardiac repair using stem cell therapy, robotics, less invasive cardiac surgery, biventricular pacing, cardiac bioenergetics, and more. Insightful chapters address animal models for cardiac research, cardiac mapping systems, heart valve disease, ventricular assist devices, and genomics-based tools and technology. Two companion compact disks offer unique insights into the working heart. The first contains selected color images and movies to enhance understanding of vital points in the text. The second contains the Visible Heart(R), a visualization of functional cardiac anatomy made possible by technologies jointly developed by the University of Minnesota and the Cardiac Rhythm Management Division at Medtronic.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 484 pages
  • 221 x 284.5 x 33mm | 2,063.87g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 563 black & white illustrations, 92 colour illustrations
  • 1588294439
  • 9781588294432
  • 1,566,682

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From the reviews: .,."an extremely useful and time-saving resource." - AAA Newsletter "For those involved with cardiovascular devices, there is good information here." -American Journal of Cardiology "The Handbook offers a remarkably comprehensive, up-to-date, and clinically focused reference of heart-related sciences a ] . The authorsa (TM) enthusiasm and intimate knowledge of the subject is reflected in well-written, carefully referenced chapters, including on-line references. A uniquely important (and elsewhere rarely available) feature of this book is comparative cardiac anatomy of experimental species, which is extremely useful for basic and clinical researchers, biomedical engineers, and those training surgeons. a ] It is helpful that most color drawings are included on the Companion CD." (Anna Lerant, American Academy of Advertising Newsletter, March, 2006)show more

Table of contents

Part I. Introduction General Features of the Cardiovascular System Paul A. Iaizzo Part II. Anatomy Cardiac Development Brad J. Martinsen and Jamie L. Lohr Anatomy of the Thoracic Wall, Pulmonary Cavities, and Mediastinum Kenneth P. Roberts and Anthony J. Weinhaus Anatomy of the Human Heart Anthony J. Weinhaus and Kenneth P. Roberts Comparative Cardiac Anatomy Alexander J. Hill and Paul A. Iaizzo The Coronary System and Associated Medical Devices Ryan Lahm and Paul A. Iaizzo The Pericardium Edward Chinchoy, Michael R. Ujhelyi, Alexander J. Hill, Nicholas D. Skadsberg, and Paul A. Iaizzo Part III. Physiology and Assessment Cardiac Myocytes Vincent A. Barnett The Cardiac Conduction System Timothy G. Laske and Paul A. Iaizzo Autonomic Nervous System Kevin Fitzgerald, Robert F. Wilson, and Paul A. Iaizzo Cardiac and Vascular Receptors and Signal Transduction: Physiological and Pathophysiological Roles of Important Cardiac and Vascular Receptors Daniel C. Sigg Reversible and Irreversible Damage of the Myocardium: New Ischemic Syndromes, Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury, and Cardioprotection James A. Coles, Jr., Daniel C. Sigg, and Paul A. Iaizzo The Effects of Anesthetic Agents on Cardiac Function Michael K. Loushin Blood Pressure, Heart Tones, and Diagnoses George Bojanov Basic ECG Theory, Recordings, and Interpretation Anthony Dupre, Sarah Vincent, and Paul A. Iaizzo Mechanical Aspects of Cardiac Performance Michael K. Loushin and Paul A. Iaizzo Energy Metabolism in the Normal and Diseased Heart Arthur H. L. From and Robert J. Bache Introduction to Echocardiography Jamie L. Lohr Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Michael Jerosch-Herold, Ravi Teja Seethamraju, and Carsten Rickers Part IV. Devices and Therapies Historical Perspective of Cardiovascular Devices and Techniques Dee M. McManus, Monica A. Mahre, and Paul A. Iaizzo Animal Models for Cardiac Research Robert P. Gallegos, Andrew L. Rivard, and Richard W. Bianco Cardiac Arrhythmias and Transcatheter Ablation Fei Lu, Scott Sakaguchi, and David G. Benditt Pacing and Defibrillation Timothy G. Laske, Anna M. Legreid, and Paul A. Iaizzo Biventricular Pacing for Congestive Heart Failure Fei Lu and Leslie W. Miller Cardiac Mapping Systems Nicholas D. Skadsberg, Timothy G. Laske, and Paul A. Iaizzo Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Cardioplegia J. Ernesto Molina. Heart Valve Disease, Robert P. Gallegos and R. Morton Bolman III Less-Invasive Cardiac Surgery Kenneth K. Liao Treatment of Cardiac Septal Defects: The Evolution of the Amplatzer(R) Family of Devices John L. Bass End-Stage Cardiomyopathy: Ventricular Assist Devices Soon J. Park Experimental Cell Transplantation for Myocardial Repair Joseph Lee, Atsushi Asakura, and Jianyi Zhang Genomics-Based Tools and Technology Jennifer L. Hall Emerging Cardiac Devices and Technologies Paul A. Iaizzo Indexshow more