Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Heart

  • Nicholas Sperelakis

Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 90)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Cardiac Muscle

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Michael S. Forbes, Nicholas Sperelakis
      Pages 3-41
    3. L. Maximilian Buja
      Pages 43-57
    4. Nicholas Sperelakis
      Pages 59-80
    5. Nicholas Sperelakis, Ira Josephson
      Pages 195-225
    6. Lorin J. Mullins
      Pages 241-251
    7. Clive Marc Baumgarten, Alexandre Fabiato
      Pages 253-265
    8. Michihiko Tada, Munekazu Shigekawa, Masaaki Kadoma, Yasuharu Nimura
      Pages 267-290
    9. Matthew N. Levy, Paul J. Martin
      Pages 361-379
    10. Michael R. Rosen, Richard B. Robinson, Ira S. Cohen, John P. Bilezikian
      Pages 413-422
    11. Jon P. Lindemann, August M. Watanabe
      Pages 423-452
    12. Tai Akera, Theodore M. Brody
      Pages 453-469
    13. Ralph Lazzara, Benjamin J. Scherlag
      Pages 493-508
    14. Luc M. Hondeghem, Bertram G. Katzung
      Pages 509-525
    15. Winifred G. Nayler, M. J. Daly
      Pages 527-539
    16. Walmor C. De Mello
      Pages 541-549
    17. J. F. Renaud, M. Lazdunski
      Pages 551-571
    18. Robert E. TenEick, Steven R. Houser, Arthur L. Bassett
      Pages 573-593
    19. Edward G. Lakatta
      Pages 625-641
    20. Eugene Morkin
      Pages 643-653
    21. Martha-Maria Gebhard, Hans Jürgen Bretschneider, Philipp A. Schnabel
      Pages 655-668
    22. Margaret G. Pratila, Vasilios Pratilas
      Pages 671-690
    23. Victor J. Ferrans
      Pages 691-708
  3. Coronary Circulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 709-709
    2. S. David Gertz, Adi Kurgan
      Pages 737-754
    3. Robert F. Highsmith, Oliver M. FitzGerald
      Pages 755-771
    4. Nicholas Sperelakis, Yusuke Ohya
      Pages 773-811
    5. Brian M. Bennett, César R. Molina, Scott A. Waldman, Ferid Murad
      Pages 825-846
    6. Michael P. Walsh
      Pages 855-878
    7. John W. Peterson, Richard J. Paul
      Pages 899-915
    8. Harvey V. Sparks Jr, Roger D. Wangler, Mark W. Gorman
      Pages 917-937
    9. James M. Downey
      Pages 939-953
    10. Tetsuji Miura, Derek M. Yellon, James M. Downey
      Pages 955-974

About this book


The first edition of this book was quite successful. As in the first edition, the book is divided into two major sections: cardiac muscle and coronary circula­ Several complimentary book reviews appeared soon tion. The book is multidisciplinary and includes after the first edition was published, and written and membrane biophysics, electrophysiology, physiol­ oral words of praise and appreciation were given both ogy, pathophysiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, to the publisher and to me by quite a few individuals. and ultrastructure. Thus, the book attempts ro It is because of such positive comments and reactions that the publisher and I decided to embark on a integrate all relevant aspects of the factors influenc­ second edition of Physiology and Pathophysiology of the ing the function of the heart as a vital organ under Heart. The second edition was long in preparation, normal and various abnormal conditions. The book taking over a year to complete. All chapter contri­ also attempts to set the foundation for an under­ butors were asked to revise, improve, and update standing of the action and mechanism of action of a their articles, and all have done so with enthusiasm number of classes of cardioactive drugs.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Nicholas Sperelakis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology and Biophysics and College of MedicineUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-8222-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-0873-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0166-9842
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