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Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts Richard E. Klabunde, PhD

Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts 3e textbook cover Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts, 3rd edition textbook, Published by Wolters Kluwer (2021)

CNormal and Abnormal Blood Pressure, Physiology, Pathophysiology and Treatment book cover Normal and Abnormal Blood Pressure, published by Richard E. Klabunde (2013)

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  1. Introduction to cardiac arrhythmias
  2. Membrane potentials
  3. Action potentials
  4. Impulse conduction
  5. Causes of Arrhythmias
  6. Types of arrhythmias
  7. Electrocardiogram

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Cardiac Valve Disease (Heart Murmurs)

  1. Introduction to valve disease and heart murmurs
  2. Cardiac cycle
  3. Valve defects
  4. Ventricular septal defect
  5. Functional murmur

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Coronary Artery Disease

  1. Introduction to coronary artery disease
  2. Angina
  3. Oxygen supply/demand imbalance
  4. Oxygen demand
  5. Consequences of ischemia and hypoxia

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  1. Introduction to capillary fluid exchange and edema
  2. Physical factors regulating capillary fluid exchange

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Heart Failure

  1. Introduction to heart failure
  2. Normal cardiac function
  3. Pathophysiology of heart failure
  4. Systolic dysfunction
  5. Diastolic dysfunction
  6. Neurohumoral compensatory mechanisms

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  1. Introduction to hypertension
  2. Vascular anatomy and function
  3. Arterial pressure
  4. Neurohumoral regulation of arterial pressure

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Peripheral Artery Disease (Intermittent Claudication

  1. Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease (Intermittent Claudication)
  2. Lower limb hemodynamics
  3. Ankle pressure index
  4. Single stenotic lesions
  5. Multiple stenotic lesions

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