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TitlePediatric and Fundamental Electrocardiography [electronic resource] / edited by Jerome Liebman, Robert Plonsey, Yoram Rudy
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 1987
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-2323-5
Descript XI, 406 p. online resource

SUMMARY

The field of electrocardiography is at a crossยญ roads. We have reached an era in cardiovascular about the electrical state of the heart not likely to be available in any other imaging techniques. medicine where it is claimed that "imaging" is king. The innovative and useful ultrasound And, in the body surface potential map, we have an imaging technique that goes beyond strucยญ techniques continue to develop, and, in the wings lie magnetic resonance, position emission, ture-the only other being, perhaps, magnetic resonance, which has the potential for metabolic and, perhaps, other modalities. Consequently, there are those who state that, other than the imaging. Clinical electrocardiography is imporยญ problems related to cardiac rhythm, electroยญ tant not only as a diagnostic tool for it can truly cardiography as a discipline is passe. In addiยญ give insight into the effect of the disease in question on the heart muscle itself. tion, although there is continued superb work in the basic science related to arrhythmias, only Therefore, it seemed now to be appropriate to a handful of scientists are interested in the bring together leaders in the various fields of myocardial source per se. And few scientists are electrocardiography with the only constraint interested in what happens to that myocardial being a concentration on newer concepts and electrical source on its trip from the endoยญ ideas


CONTENT

1. A Computer Model of the Electrocardiogram Based on Cellular Action Potentials in a Bidomain Model of the Myocardium -- 2. Recovery of Cardiac Activityโ{128}{148}the T-Wave and Ventricular Gradient -- 3. Ventricular Recovery Properties and Their Relation to the Body Surface Electrocardiogram -- 4. The Effects of the Thoracic Volume Conductor (Inhomogeneities) on the Electrocardiogram -- 5. Computing the Depolarization Sequence at the Ventricular Surface from Body Surface Potentials -- 6. Re-entry, Reflection, and Electrotonic Influences on Automaticity -- 7. The Sinoatrial Node and Its Dysfunction -- 8. Autonomic Nervous System Regulation of Heart Rate in the Perinatal Period -- 9. The Pediatric Electrophysiologic Study -- 10. Postoperative Pediatric Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiologic Sequelae -- 11. Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia in Pediatrics -- 12. Supraventricular Tachycardia: Detection and Location of Accessory Connections by Phase Mapping in Children -- 13. Ventricular Arrhythmias -- 14. Esophageal Electrocardiography -- 15. Advances in Body Surface Potential Mapping (BSPM) Instrumentation -- 16. Methodology in Constructing Body Surface Potential Maps -- 17. Present State of the Art of Body Surface Mapping -- 18. Role of Body Surface Maps in Cardiac Arrhythmias -- 19. Electrocardiographic Body Surface Potential Maps of the QRS and T of Normal Childrenโ{128}{148}Qualitative Description and Selected Quantitations -- 20. RVH with Terminal Right Conduction Delay Versus Partial Right Bundle Branch Block (Utilizing Body Surface Potential Maps)


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