Atlas of Cardiac Innervation by Vasken Dilsizian, Jagat Narula

By Vasken Dilsizian, Jagat Narula

This atlas elucidates the function of the neuronal part in general cardiovascular functionality and cardiac issues and discusses the at the moment on hand imaging goals and probes. It presents a origin in cardiac neuronal imaging and photograph processing and serves as a consultant within the powerful usage of those ideas in scientific and learn settings. The atlas discusses the foundations of autonomic keep an eye on within the law of cardiac functionality and affliction; chemistry and biology of radiotracers designed to focus on adjustments within the myocardial sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation as a functionality of affliction or remedy; neuronal imaging in middle failure and opposite home improvement and using puppy imaging in quantification of cardiac innervation; cardiac sympathetic innervation in ventricular arrhythmias and machine treatment; stipulations that have an effect on the autonomic anxious procedure; and the position of myocardial blood stream and cardiac neuronal imaging in denervation and reinnervation in cardiac transplant recipients. that includes full-color illustrations, schematic diagrams, and diagnostic algorithms, Atlas of Cardiac Innervation is a beneficial source for cardiologists, radiologists, nuclear medication physicians, and electrophysiologists.

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Neurotransmitter profile of the intrinsic cardiac nervous system. A variety of neurotransmitters play a role in signaling within the intrinsic cardiac nervous system [40, 41]. Immunohistochemical studies have shown that neurons in human ganglionated plexi are positive for cholinergic, noradrenergic, and nitrergic markers, among many others [41]. This confocal microscopic image of an intrinsic cardiac ganglion from a human atrial ganglionated plexus shows the presence of neurons that display a cholinergic (a) and noradrenergic phenotype (b).

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