Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside, 5th Edition - Expert Consult - Online and Print
By Douglas P. Zipes, MD and Jose Jalife, MD
Approx. 1184 pages 700 ills
Trim size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside defines the entire state of current scientific and clinical knowledge in this subspecialty. In response to the many major recent developments in the field, Drs. Zipes and Jalife have completely updated this modern classic, making the 5th Edition the most significant revision yet. From our latest understanding of ion channels, molecular genetics, and cardiac electrical activity through newly recognized syndromes, unique needs of special patient populations, and new diagnostic and therapeutic options, you'll find all the state-of-the-art guidance you need to make informed, effective clinical decisions. What's more, a significantly restructured organization, a new full-color layout, and full-text online access make reference easier than ever.
"This book is an indispensable reference source for anyone interested in having a better understanding of cardiac electrophysiology." - Circulation, review of the last edition
"A remarkable book that lives up to the promise of its title. It is an encyclopedic review of all areas of adult and pediatric cardiac electrophysiology ... Can be used by the trainee as an all-inclusive, in-depth course in electrophysiology. However, it will also be useful to the clinician who needs an accessible reference work ... A necessary addition to the library of every cardiology training program and every electrophysiologist, as well as all physicians with a special interest in arrhythmias." - NEJM, review of the last edition
Integrates the latest scientific understanding of arrhythmias with the newest clinical applications, giving you an informed basis for choosing the right treatment and management options for each patient.
Synthesizes the knowledge of preeminent authorities in cardiology, physiology, pharmacology, pediatrics, biophysics, pathology, cardiothoracic surgery, and biomedical engineering from around the world, giving you a well-rounded, expert grasp of every issue that affects your patient management.
New to this Edition
Contains 24 new chapters (listed below) as well as exhaustive updates throughout, to keep you current with new scientific knowledge, newly discovered arrhythmia syndromes, and new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.
Developmental Regulation of Cardiac Ion Channels
Neural Mechanisms of Initiating and Maintaining Arrhythmias
Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Acquired Cardiac Arrhythmias
Inheritable Sodium Channel Diseases
Inheritable Potassium Channel Diseases
Inheritable Diseases of Intracellular Calcium Regulation
Morphological Correlates of Atrial Arrhythmias
Progressive Cardiac Conduction Disease
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Arrhythmias in Patients with Neurologic Disorders
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Energy Sources for Catheter Ablation
Linear Lesions to Ablate Atrial Fibrillation
Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients with Structural Heart Disease
Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients without Structural Heart Disease
Catheter Ablation in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
Features a completely new section on "Arrhythmias in Special Populations" that explores arrhythmias in athletes ... gender differences in arrhythmias ... arrhythmias in pediatric patients ... and sleep-disordered breathing and arrhythmias.
Offers an attractive new full-color design featuring color photos, tables, flow charts, ECGs, and more, making clinically actionable information easy to find and absorb at a glance.
Includes full-text online access via Expert Consult, making reference easier for busy practitioners.