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    S. Kim Suvarna, editor.
    Summary: This thorough review of cardiac and cardiovascular pathology covers ischemic heart disease, myocarditis, valvular disease, transplant pathology, cardiomyopathy, cardiac devices, congenital heart disease and more, illustrated with macro- and microscopic images.

    Contents:
    Intro; Preface to the Second Edition; Contents; The Normal Adult Heart and Methods of Investigation; 1 Introduction; 2 Pericardium; 3 External Cardiac Morphology; 4 Right Atrium and Tricuspid Valve; 5 Right Ventricle and Pulmonary Valve; 6 Left Atrium and Mitral Valve; 7 Left Ventricle and Aortic Valve; 8 Aorta and Pulmonary Artery; 9 The Histology and Ultrastructure of the Myocardial Wall; 10 Coronary Blood Vessels; 11 The Valves; 12 The Conduction System; 13 Final Comment; References; Cardiac Electrophysiology; 1 Introduction; 2 Cellular Electrophysiology 2.1 Resting Membrane Potential2.2 Ion Channels; 2.3 Sodium Channel/Current; 2.4 Potassium Channel/Current; 2.5 The Rectifier K+ Currents; 2.6 Calcium Channels/Current; 2.7 The Action Potential; 2.7.1 Phase 4; 2.7.2 Phase 0; 2.7.3 Phase 1; 2.7.4 Phase 2; 2.7.5 Phase 3; 2.8 Nodal Action Potential; 2.9 Modulation of the Pacemaker Function; 2.10 Effects of Electrolyte Disturbance and Disease; 3 Cardiac Conduction and Excitation-Contraction Coupling; 3.1 Conduction of Electrical Impulses; 3.2 Excitation-Contraction Coupling; 4 The Electrocardiogram (ECG) 5 Cardiac Arrhythmogenesis5.1 Disordered Automaticity; 5.2 Triggered Activity; 5.3 Impulse Conduction Disorders; 6 Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: Pacemakers, Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators and Cardiac Resynchronisation Devices; 7 Cardiac Electrophysiology; Further Reading; Cardiac Imaging; 1 Introduction; 2 Echocardiography; 2.1 M Mode Echocardiography; 2.2 2D Echocardiography; 2.3 Three-Dimensional Echocardiography (3D) Echo; 2.4 Trans-Oesophageal Echocardiography (TOE); 2.5 Stress Echocardiography; 2.6 Contrast Echocardiography and Perfusion Imaging 2.7 Strain and Strain Rate imaging3 Nuclear Cardiac Imaging; 3.1 Radionuclide Ventriculography, MUGA (Multiple Gated Acquisition) Scan; 3.2 Myocardial Perfusion Scan (MPS), and Combined Myocardial Perfusion and Metabolism; 3.3 Imaging of the Sympathetic Innervation of the Heart; 3.4 DPD Imaging for the Heart; 4 Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging; 5 Cardiac Computed Tomography; 6 Selective Invasive Coronary Angiography; 7 Examples of Disease Processes and Appropriate Imaging; 7.1 Assessment of Morphology and Function; 7.1.1 Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction 7.1.2 Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction7.1.3 Left Ventricular Hypertrophy; 7.1.4 The Atria; 7.1.5 The Right Ventricle; 7.2 Congenital Heart Disease; 7.2.1 Assessment of the Atria, Inter-atrial Septal Defects and Pulmonary Venous Anatomy; 7.2.2 Valvular Abnormalities; 7.2.3 Complex Anomalies of the Ventricles and Atrio-Ventricular Connections; 7.2.4 Great Vessel Anomalies; 7.3 Cardiomyopathies; 7.3.1 Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC); 7.3.2 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM); 7.3.3 Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)
    Digital Access Springer 2019