eBook The Human Body: The Cardiovascular System, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615302514
  • ISBN-13: 9781615302512
  • DDC: 612.1
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Though only about the size of a clenched fist, the human heart bears the immense burden of sustaining human life and activity. Functioning to circulate blood throughout the body, the heart is an organ on which all others intimately depend. This volume relates the anatomy of the heart and the effects of the diseases to which it is sometimes prone. Annotated diagrams and illustrations bolster the narrative and highlight significant aspects of cardiology and the incredible cardiovascular system.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The Human Heart.
2: Origin and Development.
3: Pericardium.
4: External Surface of the Heart.
5: Chambers of the Heart.
6: Atria.
7: Ventricles.
8: Valves of the Heart.
9: The Heart Wall.
10: Blood Supply to the Heart.
11: Heartbeat.
12: The Conduction System.
13: Nervous Control of the Heart.
14: Cardiac Output.
15: Systole and Diastole.
16: Heart Sounds and Murmurs.
17: The Blood Vessels.
18: Arteries.
19: The Aorta and Its Principal Branches.
20: Renal Artery.
21: The Pulse.
22: Veins.
23: Venae Cavae.
24: Portal System.
25: Venous Pulmonary System.
26: Capillaries.
27: Pulmonary Circulation.
28: Systemic Circulation.
29: Human Fetal Circulation.
30: Angiogenesis.
31: Congenital Heart Disease.
32: Causes and Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease.
33: Types of Congenital Heart Diseases.
34: Abnormalities of Individual Heart Chambers.
35: Abnormalities of the Atrial Septum.
36: Abnormalities of the Ventricular Septum.
37: Abnormal Origins of the Great Arteries.
38: Abnormalities of the Valves.
39: Abnormalities of the Myocardium and Endocardium.
40: Abnormalities of the Coronary Arteries.
41: Abnormalities of the Aorta.
42: Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return.
43: Anomalies of the Venae Cavae.
44: Repair of Congenital Cardiac Defects.
45: Acquired Heart Disease.
46: Coronary Artery Disease.
47: Coronary Heart Disease.
48: Epidemiology.
49: Risk Factors.
50: Angina Pectoris.
51: Heart Attack.
52: Survival During and After a Heart Attack.
53: Sudden Death.
54: Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease.
55: Diseases of the Pulmonary Artery and Aorta.
56: Rheumatic Heart Disease.
57: Pulmonary Heart Disease (Cor Pulmonale).
58: Other Diseases of the Pulmonary Artery and Aorta.
59: Diseases of Heart Tissues, Disturbances in Cardiac Rhythm, and Heart Failure.
60: Diseases of Heart Tissues.
61: Diseases of the Endocardium and Valves.
62: Diseases of the Myocardium.
63: Diseases of the Pericardium.
64: Disturbances in Cardiac Rhythm and Conduction.
65: Determinants of Cardiac Rhythm.
66: Premature Contractions.
67: Arrhythmia.
68: Heart Failure.
69: Congestive Heart Failure.
70: Ventricular Dysfunction in Heart Failure.
71: Treatment of Heart Failure.
72: Diseases of the Blood Vessels.
73: Diseases of the Arteries.
74: Atherosclerosis.
75: Thrombosis.
76: Embolism.
77: Stroke.
78: Arteritis.
79: Arteriovenous Fistula.
80: Raynaud Syndrome.
81: Acrocyanosis.
82: Erythromelalgia.
83: Aortic Arch Syndrome.
84: Other Injuries to Arteries.
85: Diseases of the Veins.
86: Thrombophlebitis.
87: Varicose Veins.
88: Hemorrhoids.
89: Venospasm.
90: Diseases of the Capillaries.
91: Angioma.
92: Hemodynamic Disorders and Shock.
93: Hemodynamic Disorders.
94: Hypertension.
95: Hypotension.
96: Bainbridge Reflex.
97: Syncope.
98: Physiological Shock.
99: Shock Due to Inadequate Blood Volume.
100: Shock Due to Inadequate Cardiac Output.
101: Bacteremic Shock.
102: Anaphylactic Shock.
103: Psychogenic Shock.
104: Drugs and Shock.
105: Neurogenic Shock.
106: Endocrine Causes of Shock.
107: Refractory and Irreversible Shock.
108: Approaches to Cardiovascular Evaluation and Treatment.
109: Modern Developments in Cardiology.
110: Noninvasive Evaluation Techniques.
111: Echocardiography.
112: Ballistocardiography.
113: Radionuclide Imaging.
114: Electrocardiography.
115: Phonocardiography.
116: Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
117: Invasive Evaluation Techniques.
118: Cardiac Catheterization.
119: Angiocardiography.
120: Angiography.
121: Surgical and Emergency Cardiac Treatments.
122: Open-Heart Surgery.
123: Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
124: Mechanical Hearts.
125: Valvular and Pericardial Surgeries.
126: Cardiac Pacemakers.
127: Repair of Heart Wounds.
128: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
129: Angioplasty.
130: Heart Transplantation.
131: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
132: Defibrillation.
Conclusion.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.