Über den Autor
Branko Furst, MD, FFARCSI, graduated from University of Ljubljana Medical School, Slovenia in 1978 and spent a year practicing family medicine. After completing a residency in anesthesiology at various London (UK) hospitals he worked a short time as an emergency room physician, and then continued his career in anesthesiology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso, Texas.
The author currently holds the position of Associate Professor in Anesthesiology at Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, where his time is shared between clinical work, resident teaching and research.
¿ ¿PART I - Early Embryo Circulation.- Introduction.- Early Embryo Circulation - Morphologic Features.- The Onset of Circulation.- Hemodynamics of the Early Embryo Circulation.- Flow Patterns in the Early Embryo Circulation.- Heart Vortex Formation.- Is There a Circulation Without a Heart? .- Embryo Heart is not a Peristaltic Pump.- Flow Perturbation Experiments.- Heart Rate Perturbations.- The Heart as Generator of Pressure.- Ventriculo-Vascular Interaction.- A Brief Comparative Phylogeny.- Evolutionary Aspect of the Rhythmical System.- PART II - Mature Circulation.- Functional Morphology of the Heart.- Regulation of Cardiac Output.- Models of the Heart.- Cardiovascular Response during Exercise.- Hemodynamic Effects of Aortic Occlusion.- Increased Pulmonary Flows.- Single Ventricle Physiology.- Blood as an Organ.¿
¿Presents a coherent model addressesing the controversies and future developments in basic science circulatory research and clinical cardiology
Defines the inconsistencies of the commonly accepted pressure-propulsion model of circulation
Provides evidence for a new circulation model with the potential to change the way in which we think about circulation radically¿