Chapter 1. The Heart Walls and Coronary Circulation

  1. A. Bayés de Luna MD, FESC, FACC1,
  2. M. Fiol-Sala MD2 and
  3. E. M. Antman MD3

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750964.ch1

The 12-Lead ECG in ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Practical Approach for Clinicians

The 12-Lead ECG in ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Practical Approach for Clinicians

How to Cite

Bayés de Luna, A., Fiol-Sala, M. and Antman, E. M. (eds) (2007) The Heart Walls and Coronary Circulation, in The 12-Lead ECG in ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Practical Approach for Clinicians, Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750964.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma Barcelona, Director of Institut Catala de Cardiologia, Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau, St. Antoni M. Claret 167, ES-08025, Barcelona, Spain

  2. 2

    Chief of the Intensive Coronary Care Unit, Intensive Coronary Care Unit, Hospital Son Dureta, Palma, Mallorca, Spain

  3. 3

    Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; and, Director of the Samuel A. Levine Cardiac Unit at the Brigham & Women's Hospital, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157865

Online ISBN: 9780470750964

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Keywords:

  • heart walls;
  • coronary circulation;
  • circumflex coronary artery;
  • left anterior descending coronary artery;
  • right coronary artery

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The heart walls and their segmentation: the importance to uniform nomenclature

  • Coronary circulation: the perfusion of the heart walls