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Title Handbook of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and devices / Paul A. Iaizzo, editor
Edition Third edition
Published New York, NY : Springer, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 817 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Intro; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Part I: Introduction; 1: General Features of the Cardiovascular System; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Components of the Cardiovascular System; 1.2.1 Blood; 1.2.2 Blood Vessels; 1.2.3 Blood Flow; 1.2.4 The Heart; 1.2.5 Regulation of Cardiovascular Function; 1.2.6 The Coronary Circulation; 1.2.7 Lymphatic System; 1.3 Summary; References; Part II : Anatomy; 2: Attitudinally Correct Cardiac Anatomy; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Problem: Cardiac Anatomy Does Not Play by the Rules; 2.3 The Attitudinally Correct Position of the Human Heart; 2.4 Commonly Used Incorrect Terms2.5 Comparative Aspects of Attitudinally Correct Cardiac Anatomy; 2.6 Summary; References; 3: Cardiac Development; 3.1 Introduction to Human Heart Embryology and Development; 3.2 First Heart Field Contribution to the Linear Heart Tube, Left Ventricle, and Atria; 3.3 Second Heart Field Contribution to the Outflow Tract, Right Ventricle, and Atria; 3.4 Cardiac Neural Crest Contribution and Septation of the Outflow Tract and Ventricles; 3.5 Proepicardial Organ and Coronary Artery Development; 3.6 Cardiac Maturation; 3.7 Summary of Embryonic Contribution to Heart DevelopmentReferences; 4: Anatomy of the Thoracic Wall, Pulmonary Cavities, and Mediastinum; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Overview of the Thorax; 4.3 Bones of the Thoracic Wall; 4.3.1 The Thoracic Cage; 4.3.2 The Pectoral Girdle; 4.4 Muscles of the Thoracic Wall; 4.4.1 The Pectoral Muscles; 4.4.2 The Intercostal Muscles; 4.4.3 Respiratory Diaphragm; 4.4.4 Other Muscles of Respiration; 4.5 Nerves of the Thoracic Wall; 4.6 Vessels of the Thoracic Wall; 4.7 The Superior Mediastinum; 4.7.1 Arteries in the Superior Mediastinum; 4.7.2 Brachiocephalic Veins4.7.3 The Trachea and Esophagus; 4.7.4 Nerves of the Superior Mediastinum; 4.7.5 The Thymus; 4.8 The Middle Mediastinum; 4.8.1 The Pericardium; 4.8.2 The Great Vessels; 4.9 The Anterior Mediastinum; 4.10 The Posterior Mediastinum; 4.10.1 The Esophagus and Esophageal Plexus; 4.10.2 The Azygos System of Veins; 4.10.3 The Thoracic Duct and Lymphatics; 4.10.4 The Descending Thoracic Aorta; 4.10.5 The Thoracic Sympathetic Nerves; 4.11 Pleura and Lungs; 4.11.1 The Pleura; 4.11.2 The Lungs; 4.11.3 Mechanics of Respiration; 4.12 Surface Anatomy; 4.12.1 Landmarks of the Thoracic Wall4.12.2 The Lungs and Pleura; 4.12.3 The Heart; 4.12.4 Vascular Access; 4.13 Summary; References; 5: Anatomy of the Human Heart; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Position of the Heart in the Thorax; 5.3 The Pericardium; 5.4 Internal Anatomy of the Heart; 5.4.1 Cardiopulmonary Circulation; 5.4.2 The Right Atrium; 5.4.3 The Right Ventricle; Tricuspid Valve; Pulmonary Semilunar Valve; 5.4.4 The Left Atrium; 5.4.5 The Left Ventricle; Bicuspid (Mitral) Valve; Aortic Semilunar Valve; 5.5 The Cardiac Skeleton
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Heart -- Anatomy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Heart -- Physiology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Heart -- Diseases -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Heart -- anatomy & histology.
Heart -- physiology.
Heart Diseases -- diagnosis.
Heart Diseases -- therapy.
Heart-Assist Devices.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Iaizzo, Paul A., editor
ISBN 9783319194646 (electronic bk)
331919464X (electronic bk)