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Cardiac Muscle Contraction 1

Cardiac Muscle Contraction 1

Cardiac Muscle Contraction 1

Joseph Arrowsmith
Joseph Arrowsmith
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Launch date: 10 May 2018
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Last updated: 29 May 2018

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This session describes the ultrastructure of cardiac muscle cells and the organization of the sarcomere.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the features and organization of the cardiac syncytium and cardiomyocytes
• Describe the features and functions of gap junctions, the sarcomere, sarcoplasmic reticulum and transverse tubules
• Describe the structure of actin and myosin
Joseph Arrowsmith

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Joseph Arrowsmith
on behalf of Health Education England

Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, Papworth

Joseph has been a Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care for over 20 years. He is an examiner of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

He has written books on cardiac anaesthesia and was a co-author of new national anaesthesia curriculum.

His main areas of interest are adult cardiothoracic anaesthesia and intensive care, intraoperative transoesophageal echocardiography and the neurological complications of cardiac surgery.

Joseph’s spare time interests include digital electronics, computing and web application design, and he is a PADI Master Scuba Diver.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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