• Animated Atlas of Cardiology

Disorders of the cardiovascular system are the most common cause of mortality and serious morbidity worldwide, accounting for highest number of reported deaths. Advances in diagnosis and treatment of these conditions, and preventive measures adopted have steadily contributed to a decline in death rate. The Animated Atlas of Cardiology is a comprehensive collection of 31 videos pertaining to various diseases and disorders of the heart, their symptoms, pathobiology, and diagnostic, surgical and interventional cardiology. This Animated Atlas is an excellent reference and an invaluable resource for effective presentations and lectures.


Table of contents:

The Heart, Atrial fibrillation and its Symptoms

The heart's electrical system…. Lipoproteins - structure, function and types…. Cholesterol metabolism.... Apolipoproteins.... Reverse cholesterol transport.... Atherosclerosis.... Atherosclerosis - atheroma formation.... RAAS cascade - regulation of hypertension.... Atrial fibrillation - definition.... Myocardial infarction.... Cardiac arrhythmias.... Heart failure.... Left ventricular hypertrophy.... Concentric and eccentric hypertrophy.... Stroke.... Angiography.... Nicotinic acid derivatives for dyslipidaemia.... ACE inhibitors.... Renin inhibitors.... Angiotensin receptor blockers.... Diuretics.... Calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists.... Central adrenergic inhibitors.... Gene therapy of hypertension (antisense inhibition).... Beta blockers.... Alpha blockers.... HMG -CoA reductase inhibitors.... Lowering cholesterol absorption in the intestine.... Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).... Angioplasty

Animated Atlas of Cardiology


Tags: cardiology