Gussak, Ihor

Electrical Diseases of the Heart

Electrical Diseases of the Heart


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Table of contents

Part I. Basic Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Cardiac Electrical Activity

1. The Past and Promise of Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology
Harry A. Fozzard

2. Basic Physiology of Ion Channel Function
Isabelle Baró, Denis Escande†

3. Developmental Aspects of the Electrophysiology of the Heart: Function Follows Form
Alex V. Postma, Vincent M. Christoffels, Antoon F.M. Moorman

4. Anatomic and Histopathological Characteristics of the Conductive Tissues of the Heart
Cristina Basso, Siew Yen Ho, Gaetano Thiene

5. Neural Regulation of the Heart in Health and Disease
Richard L. Verrier

6. Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmia
Charles Antzelevitch, Alexander Burashnikov, José M. Diego

7. Mechanisms of Action of Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Shingo Murakami, Yoshihisa Kurachi

8. Mechanoelectrical Interactions and Their Role in Electrical Function of the Heart
John Jeremy Rice, Peter Kohl

9. The Role of Cellular Sodium and Calcium Loading in Cardiac Energetics and Arrhythmogenesis: Contribution of the Late Sodium Current
John C. Shryock, Luiz Belardinelli, Sridharan Rajamani

10. Sodium Ion Channelopathies
Simona Casini, Arthur A. M. Wilde, Hanno L. Tan

11. L-type Calcium Channel Disease
Yanfei Ruan, Raffaella Bloise, Carlo Napolitano, Silvia G. Priori

12. K+ Channelopathies (I
Ks and I
Nicolas Lindegger, Robert S. Kass

13. Channelopathies of Cardiac Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channels
Andre Terzic, Michel Vivaudou, Christophe Moreau, Timothy M. Olson, Arshad Jahangir, Leonid V. Zingman, Alexey E. Alekseev

14. Calcium Release Channels (Ryanodine Receptors) and Arrhythmogenesis
Subeena Sood, Xander H.T. Wehrens

15. Caveolae and Arrhythmogenesis
Matteo Vatta

16. Senescence and Arrhythmogenesis
Arshad Jahangir, Srinivasan Sattiraju, Win-Kuang Shen

17. Comparisons of Substrates Responsible for Atrial Versus Ventricular Fibrillation
Brett Burstein, Philippe Comtois, Stanley Nattel

18. Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Health and Cardiac Disease
Eric Schulze-Bahr

19. Electrophysiological remodeling in Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure
Fadi G. Akar, Gordon F. Tomaselli

20. Ventricular Electrical Remodeling in Compensated Cardiac Hypertrophy
Stephan K.G. Winckels, Marc A. Vos

21. Physiological and Other Biological Pacemakers
Michael R. Rosen, Peter R. Brink, Ira S. Cohen, Richard B. Robinson

Part II. Clinical Rhythmology: Diagnostic Methods and Tools

22. Diagnostic Electrocardiography
Preben Bjerregaard

23. Ambulatory Monitoring (Holter, Event Recorders, External, and Implantable Loop Recorders and Wireless Technology)
Rajesh N. Subbiah, Lorne J. Gula, George J. Klein, Allan C. Skanes, Raymond Yee, Andrew D. Krahn

24. Signal Averaged Electrocardiogram
Gioia Turitto, Raushan Abdula, David Benson, Nabil El-Sherif

25. Heart Rate Variability: Measurements and Risk Stratification
Yi Gang, Marek Malik

26. Surface Mapping and Magnetoelectrocardiography
Satsuki Yamada

27. Microvolt T Wave Alternans: Mechanisms and Implications for Prediction of Sudden Cardiac Death
Ganiyu O. Oshodi, Lance D. Wilson, Ottorino Costantini, David S. Rosenbaum

28. Invasive Electrophysiologic Testing: Role in Sudden Death Prediction
Jan Nemec, Win-Kuang Shen

29. Provocative Testing in Inherited Arrhythmias
Wataru Shimizu, Michael J. Ackerman

30. Novel Predictors of Sudden Cardiac Death
Sumeet S. Chugh

31. Genetic Testing
David J. Tester, Michael J. Ackerman

Part III. Heritable Cardiac Channelopathies, Primary Electrical Diseases, and Clinical Syndromes

32. Celebrating the Challenge of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Jeffrey A. Towbin

33. Congenital Long QT Syndrome
Michael J. Ackerman, Anant Khositseth, David J. Tester, Peter J. Schwartz

34. Brugada Syndrome: Clinical and Genetic Aspects
Paola G. Meregalli, Hanno L. Tan, Arthur A. M. Wilde

35. Brugada Syndrome: Cellular Mechanisms and Approaches to Therapy
Charles Antzelevitch, Sami Viskin

36. Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
Nian Liu, Carlo Napolitano, Silvia G. Priori

37. Andersen-Tawil and Timothy Syndromes
Martin Tristani-Firouzi, Tania Ferrer

38. Short QT Syndrome
Preben Bjerregaard, Ihor Gussak

39. Progressive Cardiac Conduction Disease
Jean-Jacques Schott, Flavien Charpentier, Hervé Le Marec

40. Familial Atrial Fibrillation and Standstill
Bas A. Schoonderwoerd, J. Peter Tintelen, Ans C.P. Wiesfeld, sabelle C. Gelder

41. Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation
Sami Viskin, Bernard Belhassen

Part IV. Secondary Hereditary Electrical Diseases and Clinical Syndromes

42. Cardiac Remodeling
Jeffrey E. Saffitz

43. Arrhythmogenic Malignancies in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Shaji C. Menon, J. Martijn Bos, Steve R. Ommen, Michael J. Ackerman

44. Sudden Death in Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Skeletal Myopathies
Jop H. Berlo, Yigal M. Pinto

45. Ventricular Arrhythmias in Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy
Hugh Calkins, Frank I. Marcus

46. The Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and the Risk of Sudden Death
Michael H. Gollob, Rafeeq Samie, David H. Birnie, Martin S. Green, Robert M. Gow

Part V. Iatrogenic (Drug-Induced) Cardiac Channelopathies and Sudden Cardiac Death

47. Drug-Induced Enhanced Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Clinical Practice, Clinical Research, and Drug Development
Joel Morganroth

48. Pharmacogenomics in Drug Development and Clinical Research
Richard Judson

49. Mechanisms of Drug-Induced Cardiac Toxicity
Masayasu Hiraoka

50. Acquired (Drug-Induced) Long QT Syndrome
Jeffrey S. Litwin, Robert B. Kleiman, Ihor Gussak

51. Acquired Form of Brugada Syndrome
Wataru Shimizu

Part VI. Treatment Modalities

52. Treatment Modalities
Mark E. Josephson

53. Clinical Role of Antiarrhythmic Drugs in the Prevention of Sudden Death
Hon-Chi Lee

54. Nonantiarrhythmic Drugs in Sudden Death Prevention
Alan Kadish, Vikram Reddy

55. The Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: Technical and Clinical Considerations
Bruce L. Wilkoff, Sergio G. Thal

56. Beyond Sudden Death Prevention: Minimizing Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Shocks and Morbidity and Optimizing Efficacy
Michael Glikson, David Luria, Osnat Gurevitz, Paul A. Friedman

57. Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization
Robert F. Rea

58. Device Therapy for Remote Patient Management
Dwight W. Reynolds, Christina M. Murray, Robin E. Germany

59. Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia and Fibrillation
Frédéric Sacher, Mélèze Hocini, Anders Jönsson, Pierre Jaïs, Dominique Lacroix, Mark D. O’Neill, Yoshihide Takahashi, Nicolas Derval, Antoine Deplagne, Julien Laborderie, Pierre Bordachar, Jacques Clémenty, Michel Haïssaguerre

60. Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Hartzell V. Schaff

Part VII. Risk Stratification and Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Acquired Clinical Conditions

61. Screening for Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death
John B. Kostis

62. Clinical Trials in Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention: Principles and Endpoints
Andrzej S. Kosinski

63. Risk Stratification forSsudden Death in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease
Alfred E. Buxton, Lilian Joventino

64. Heart Failure and Sudden Death
Yong-Mei Cha, Win-Kuang Shen

65. Neurological Conditions and Sudden Death
David M. Ficker, Elson L. So

66. Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Sudden Death
Apoor S. Gami, Virend K. Somers

67. Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes
Domenico Corrado, Barry J. Maron, Cristina Basso, Antonio Pelliccia, Gaetano Thiene

68. Sudden Cardiac Death in Infancy: Focus on Prolonged Repolarization
Peter J. Schwartz, Marco Stramba-Badiale, Lia Crotti, Michael J. Ackerman

69. Sudden Cardiac Death in Kidney Diseases
Hiie M. Gussak, Mai Ots, Ihor Gussak

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Cardiology, Epidemiology, Neurology, Internal Medicine

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