An Essential Introduction to Cardiac Electrophysiology by Ken MacLeod

By Ken MacLeod

This ebook offers undergraduate and postgraduate scholars with an available and complete assessment of the interesting quarter of cardiac electrophysiology. utilizing simple language and well-designed illustrations, it makes an attempt to beat the preconceptions of the topic as tough to process, given the complexity of elaborate electric mobile procedures in the human center. in keeping with lectures provided to intercalating BSc scientific scholars, this ebook has been designed with the undergraduate in brain, yet bargains sufficient scope to be invaluable on the postgraduate level.

Readers of this booklet will suppose extra convinced and comfortable with electric strategies and the real physiological mechanisms that govern the initiation and rules of the heart beat. This quantity intends to bridge that tricky sector among simple undergraduate lecture notes and unique papers in an approachable means. it is going to be invaluable to scholars learning drugs, body structure, pharmacology, pharmacy and biology, rather the place their curricula contains not just cardiac body structure, but additionally neurobiology and muscle physiology.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • The Resting Membrane Potential
  • Measuring Membrane Currents
  • Channel constitution and Function
  • Active Transporters
  • Currents Flowing through the Early a part of the Ventricular motion Potential
  • Currents Flowing in the course of the Later a part of the Ventricular motion Potential
  • Ionic foundation of Automaticity
  • Conduction, Arrhythmias and Anti-arrhythmic Agents

Readership: Undergraduate and postgraduate scholars learning medication, body structure, pharmacology, pharmacy and biology.

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