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Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside, 5th Edition

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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.

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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
      • Andersen-Tawil Syndrome
      • Timothy Syndrome
      • Progressive Cardiac Conduction Disease
      • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
      • Arrhythmias in Patients with Neurologic Disorders
      • Autonomic Testing
      • 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.

Key Features

    • 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.

Published Reviews

    "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

Author Information

    By Douglas P. Zipes, MD, Distinguished Professor, Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Toxicology, Director Emeritus, Division of Cardiology and the Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN and Jose Jalife, MD, Director, Institute for Cardiovascular Research; Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, Syracuse, NY

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Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside, 5th Edition
  • Expert Consult
  • Reference
  • 1184 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-5973-8
  • Next Edition ISBN:
    978-1-4557-2856-5
  • Copyright: 2009