Chapter 4. Acidosis and Contractility of Heart Muscle

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Geralyn Lawrenson
  1. P. A. Poole-Wilson

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720691.ch4

Ciba Foundation Symposium 87 - Metabolic Acidosis

Ciba Foundation Symposium 87 - Metabolic Acidosis

How to Cite

Poole-Wilson, P. A. (2008) Acidosis and Contractility of Heart Muscle, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 87 - Metabolic Acidosis (eds R. Porter and G. Lawrenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720691.ch4

Author Information

  1. Department of Cardiac Medicine, Cardiothoracic Institute (University of London) and National Heart Hospital, 2 Beaumont Street, London WIN 2DX, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1982

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796511

Online ISBN: 9780470720691

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Keywords:

  • energy metabolism;
  • cellular ph;
  • pathological conditions;
  • phosphorus nuclear magnetic resonance;
  • superconducting magnet

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Systemic Acidosis

  • Myocardial Contractility and Acid-Base Changes

  • Mechanism of Depressed Contractility

  • Acidosis and Contractility in Myocardial Ischaemia

  • Acidosis and Cell Necrosis During Ischaemia

  • Reference

  • Discussion

  • Reference