Chapter 2. Anatomy and Blood Supply of the Conduction System

  1. George A. Stouffer MD

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311877.ch2

Practical ECG Interpretation: Clues to Heart Disease in Young Adults

Practical ECG Interpretation: Clues to Heart Disease in Young Adults

How to Cite

Stouffer, G. A. (2009) Anatomy and Blood Supply of the Conduction System, in Practical ECG Interpretation: Clues to Heart Disease in Young Adults, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311877.ch2

Author Information

  1. Henry A. Foscue Distinguished Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179287

Online ISBN: 9781444311877

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Keywords:

  • anatomy and blood supply of conduction system;
  • sinoatrial (SA) node;
  • posterior descending artery (PDA);
  • Purkinje fibers, extending beneath endocardium;
  • left anterior descending artery (LAD);
  • ventricular conduction system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sinoatrial node

  • Atrioventricular node

  • Bundle of His

  • Bundle branches

  • Autonomic nervous system