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Clinical Assessment of the Autonomic Nervous System

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Satoshi Iwase, Junichiro Hayano, Satoshi Orimo, editors. --Tokyo: Springer , 2017.
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This book describes newly developed methods of assessing the autonomic nervous system. Up-to-date information on microneurographic analysis of human cardiovascular and thermoregulatory function in humans, heart rate variability, and 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scintigraphy are provided. Microneurography, which was originally developed as a technique to analyze the afferent muscle spindle, came to be used to analyze sympathetic nerve activity in the mid-1980s. In the twenty-first century…
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Iwase, Satoshi
Hayano, Junichiro
Orimo, Satoshi
Responsibility
Satoshi Iwase, Junichiro Hayano, Satoshi Orimo, editors
Place of Publication
Tokyo
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 317 pages) : 103 illus., 38 illus. in color
ISBN
9784431560128
9784431560104 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiac Imaging Techniques - methods
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - diagnosis
Autonomic Nervous System - physiopathology
Heart Rate - physiology
Radionuclide Imaging - methods
Abstract
This book describes newly developed methods of assessing the autonomic nervous system. Up-to-date information on microneurographic analysis of human cardiovascular and thermoregulatory function in humans, heart rate variability, and 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scintigraphy are provided. Microneurography, which was originally developed as a technique to analyze the afferent muscle spindle, came to be used to analyze sympathetic nerve activity in the mid-1980s. In the twenty-first century, this technique has become prevalent all over the world especially in investigating the pathophysiology of human cardiovascular function. It is also now used in researching human thermoregulatory function. Heart rate variability is another valuable tool in investigating the current status of human vagal function and in predicting future cardiovascular disease. MIBG is also used to assess cardiac noradrenergic function, especially decreases associated with Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, and multisystem atrophy. Overviews of recent advances in these three important assessments are provided by leading experts. Clinical Assessment of the Autonomic Nervous System is a useful resource for neurologists and researchers of clinical neurophysiology.
Contents
PART I: Sympathetic Microneurography -- 1. Introduction to Sympathetic Microneurography -- 2. Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity in Neurological Disorders -- 3. Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity and Cardiovascular Diseases -- 4. Skin sympathetic nerve activity and thermoregulatory control in humans -- 5. Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity and Syncope -- 6. Single Fiber Analysis of Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity -- PART II: Heart Rate Variability (HRV) -- 7. Introduction to Heart Rate Variability -- 8. Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and Entraining Heartbeats with Cheyne-Stokes Respiration - Cardiopulmonary Works to be Minimal by Synchronizing Heartbeats with Breathing -- 9. Heart RateVariability and Sympathetic Nerve Activity -- 10. Heart Rate Variability and Cardiac Diseases -- 11. Heart-rate Variability and Neurological Disorders -- PART III: Cardiac MIBG Scintigraphy -- 12. An introduction to MIBG cardiac scintigraphy -- 13. Noradrenaline and 123I-meta-iodobenzylguanidine Kinetics in the Sympathetic Nervous System -- 14. Technical Considerations for MIBG Cardiac Scintigraphy -- 15. Findings of 123I-MIBG cardiac scintigraphy : ParkinsonÇÖs disease and related disorders, and others. (RBD, cardiac diseases, DM, etc) -- 16. Findings of MIBG Cardiac Scintigraphy: Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Related Dementia -- 17. Physiological Background of Reduced Cardiac 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine Uptake -- 18. Pathological background of reduced cardiac MIBG uptake -- 19. Clinical Implication of Reduced Cardiac MIBG Uptake.
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Electrocardiography of Inherited Arrhythmias and Cardiomyopathies : From Basic Science to Clinical Practice

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Martin Green, Andrew Krahn, Wael Alqarawi, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book provides a comprehensive review of the ECG findings of inherited arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies. Despite new forms of medical imaging, electrocardiography (ECG) remains the cornerstone of diagnosis, risk-stratification, and prognosis for these conditions. It is extremely important for clinicians to develop the skills required to interpret the ECG correctly as both overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis of these conditions can have a deleterious effect on patients and their families. Each …
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Green, Martin
Krahn, Andrew
Alqarawi, Wael
Responsibility
Martin Green, Andrew Krahn, Wael Alqarawi, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 162 p.) : 108 illus., 95 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030521738
9783030521721 (Print ed.)
9783030521745 (Print ed.)
9783030521752 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - diagnosis
Cardiomyopathies - diagnosis
Electrocardiography - methods
Heart Defects, Congenital - diagnosis
Specialty
Cardiology
Monitoring, Physiologic
Abstract
This book provides a comprehensive review of the ECG findings of inherited arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies. Despite new forms of medical imaging, electrocardiography (ECG) remains the cornerstone of diagnosis, risk-stratification, and prognosis for these conditions. It is extremely important for clinicians to develop the skills required to interpret the ECG correctly as both overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis of these conditions can have a deleterious effect on patients and their families. Each chapter covers a specific condition and highlights typical or critically important ECG findings. Chapters include detailed descriptions of these findings along with pathophysiological mechanisms and clinical vignettes. In addition, the book reviews some normal ECG findings in athletes in order to differentiate some ECG findings from those which may be found in inherited arrhythmia or cardiomyopathy conditions. Electrocardiography of Inherited Arrhythmias and Cardiomyopathies: From Basic Science to Clinical Practice is an essential resource for physicians, residents, fellows, and medical students in cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology, emergency medicine, sports medicine, and primary care.
Contents
Part I. Inherited Arrhythmias -- 1. Long QT Syndrome -- 2. Brugada Syndrome -- 3. Short QT Syndrome -- 4. Early Repolarization Syndrome -- 5. Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia -- 6. Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation -- Part II. Inherited Cardiomyopathies -- 7. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy -- 8: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy -- 9: The PRKAG2 Cardiac Syndrome -- Part III. ECG in Athletes -- 10. ECG in Athletes.
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