Chapter 1. Overview of Cardiac Anatomy Relevant to Catheter Ablation

  1. David J. Wilber MD,
  2. Douglas L. Packer MD and
  3. William G. Stevenson MD
  1. Siew Yen Ho

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696279.ch1

Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications, Third Edition

Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications, Third Edition

How to Cite

Ho, S. Y. (2007) Overview of Cardiac Anatomy Relevant to Catheter Ablation, in Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications, Third Edition (eds D. J. Wilber, D. L. Packer and W. G. Stevenson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696279.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405131179

Online ISBN: 9780470696279

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Keywords:

  • cardiac anatomy;
  • catheter ablation;
  • cardiac arrhythmias;
  • pericardium enclosing;
  • pulmonary veins

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Heart Within the Body

  • Relationships of Cardiac Chambers

  • The Atrial Chambers

  • The Atrioventricular Junctions

  • The Ventricles

  • The Coronary Arteries

  • The Coronary Veins

  • The Cardiac Conduction System

  • Fat Pads and Innervation

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgment

  • References