Body Surface Electrocardiographic Mapping by David M. MirvisBody Surface Electrocardiographic Mapping by David M. Mirvis

Body Surface Electrocardiographic Mapping

byDavid M. Mirvis

Paperback | February 22, 2012

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To accomplish these objectives, the book is Body surface electrocardiographic mapping is not a new technique. It is one initially de­ divided into five sections. In Part I, the deve­ veloped many decades ago, but it has only lopment of electrocardiographic leads as well as recently matured into a powerful tool for surface mapping is viewed from an historical studying the cardiac electrical field. This book perspective. This is followed in Part II by a is intended to review, both critically and in review of the fundamental physiologic and detail, the applications of this unique method biophysical principles of electrocardiography in both clinical and experimental environments. and a discussion of basic mapping techniques. A comprehensive description of reported re­ Applications of these methods to the normal sults is, however, only a first goal. An equally and the abnormal heart are then presented in important objective is to explore the elec­ Parts III and IV, respectively. Finally, the trophysiologic and biophysical bases for the work concludes (Part V) with a consideration empirically observed electrocardiographic pat­ of possible future directions that body surface terns. It is only after considering these basic mapping may follow. The final result is, hope­ foundations that the values and the limitations fully, a thorough statement defining the cur­ of any electrocardiographic method can be rent s<_atus20_of20_body20_surface20_electrocardiographic20_understood.20_this20_is20_particularly20_true20_for20_body20_mappmg. of="" body="" surface="" electrocardiographic="" understood.="" this="" is="" particularly="" true="" for="">
Title:Body Surface Electrocardiographic MappingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pagesPublished:February 22, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1461289920

ISBN - 13:9781461289920

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Table of Contents

I. History of Body Surface Electrocardiographic Mapping.- 1. History of Electrocardiographic Leads.- 2. History of Body Surface Electrocardiographic Mapping.- II. Basic Concepts of Body Surface Electrocardiographic Mapping.- 3. Rationale for Body Surface Electrocardiographic Mapping.- 4. Methods for Body Surface Electrocardiographic Mapping.- 5. Validation of Body Surface Electrocardiographic Mapping.- III. The Normal Electrocardiogram.- 6. Atrial Depolarization and Repolarization.- 7. Ventricular Depolarization.- 8. Ventricular Repolarization.- IV. The Abnormal Electrocardiogram.- 9. Myocardial Ischemia and Exercise Stress Testing.- 10. Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 11. Chronic Myocardial Infarction.- 12. Conduction Abnormalities and Ventricular Hypertrophy.- 13. Arrhythmogenic Conditions.- V. Future Prospects and Applications.- 14. Future Prospects and Applications.