Basis and Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias by Robert E. KassBasis and Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias by Robert E. Kass

Basis and Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias

EditorRobert E. Kass, Colleen E. Clancy

Hardcover | September 29, 2005

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This book incorporates the most up-to date information related to mechanisms and treatment of cardiac arrhythmia. Many of the topics discussed in this text reflect very recently undertaken research directions including genetics of arrhythmias, cell signalling molecules as potential therapeutic targets and trafficking to the membrane. These new approaches and implementations of anti-arrhythmic therapy derive from many decades of research as outlined in the first chapter by distinguished Professors Michael Rosen (Columbia University) and Michiel Janse (University of Amsterdam). The text covers changes in approaches to therapy over time, arrhythmias in multiple cardiac regions and over many scales, from gene to protein to cell to tissue to organ.
Title:Basis and Treatment of Cardiac ArrhythmiasFormat:HardcoverDimensions:370 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.98 inPublished:September 29, 2005Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540249672

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Table of Contents

History of Arrhythmias.- Pacemaker Current and Automatic Rhythms: Toward a Molecular Understanding.- Proarrhythmia .- Cardiac Na+ Channels as Therapeutic Targets for Antiarrhythmic Agents.- Structural Determinants of Potassium Channel Blockade and Drug-induced Arrhythmias.- Sodium Calcium Exchange as a Target for Antiarrhythmic Therapy.- A Role for Calcium/Calmodulin-dependent Protein Kinase II in Cardiac Disease and Arrhythmia.- AKAPs as Antiarrhythmic Targets?- Beta-Blockers as Antiarrhythmic Agents.- Experimental Therapy of Genetic Arrhythmias: Disease-Specific Pharmacology.- Mutation-Specific Pharmacology of the Long QT Syndrome.- Therapy for the Brugada Syndrome.- Molecular Basis of Isolated Cardiac Conduction Disease.- hERG Trafficking and Pharmacological Rescue of LQTS-2 Mutant Channels.