Medical Physiology, 3rd Edition


Books and Reviews

Antzelevitch C. Cellular basis and mechanism underlying normal and abnormal myocardial repolarization and arrhythmogenesis. Ann Med. 2004;36(Suppl 1):5–14.

Bers DM. Excitation-Contraction Coupling and Cardiac Contractile Force. 2nd ed. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Boston; 2001.

Bers DM. Cardiac excitation-contraction coupling. Nature. 2002;415:198–205.

Chernoff HM. Workbook in Clinical Electrocardiography. Medcom Press: New York; 1972.

Deal KK, England SK, Tamkun MM. Molecular physiology of cardiac potassium channels. Physiol Rev. 1996;76:49–67.

Einthoven W. Elsevier: Amsterdam; 1964. The string galvanometer and the measurement of action currents of the heart. Nobel Lecture in Physiology or Medicine. vol 2.

George AL Jr. Molecular and genetic basis of sudden cardiac death. J Clin Invest. 2013;123:75–83.

Hiraoka M, Furukawa T. Functional modulation of cardiac ATP-sensitive K+ channels. News Physiol Sci. 1998;13:131–137.

Irisawa H, Brown HF, Giles W. Cardiac pacemaking in the sinoatrial node. Physiol Rev. 1993;73:197–227.

Keating MT, Sanguinetti MC. Molecular and cellular mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias. Cell. 2001;104:569–580.

Kleber AG, Rudy Y. Basic mechanisms of cardiac impulse propagation and associated arrhythmias. Physiol Rev. 2004;84:431–488.

Levick JR. An Introduction to Cardiovascular Physiology. 2nd ed. Butterworth-Heinemann: Oxford; 1995.

Noble D. Modeling the heart. Physiology. 2004;19:191–197.

Sanguinetti MC, Keating MT. Role of delayed rectifier potassium channels in cardiac repolarization and arrhythmias. News Physiol Sci. 1997;12:152–157.

Winsor T. The electrocardiogram in myocardial infarction. Clin Symp. 1977;29:1–29.

Journal Articles

Cheng H, Lederer WJ, Cannell MB. Calcium sparks: Elementary events underlying excitation-contraction coupling in heart muscle. Science. 1993;262:740–744.

Pogwizd SM, Schlotthauer K, Li L, et al. Arrhythmogenesis and contractile dysfunction in heart failure: Roles of sodium-calcium exchange, inward rectifier potassium current, and residual beta-adrenergic responsiveness. Circ Res. 2001;88:1159–1167.

Weidmann S. Effect of current flow on the membrane potential of cardiac muscle. J Physiol. 1951;115:227–236.