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Cases in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

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Cases in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, a brand-new medical reference book for cardiologists, electrophysiologists, surgeons, and primary care doctors, offers an informative and structured view of the newest approaches, treatments and follow-up care methods for heart failure patients treated with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. Complete with practical examples from top leaders in the field, this resource is designed to equip you with the cohesive, expert knowledge you need to make the best use of today's available technologies and research.

Hardbound, 352 Pages

Published: March 2014

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-4237-0

Contents

  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: A Case-Based Approach

    Cheuk-Man Yu, David L. Hayes, Angelo Auricchio

    Section 1: Current Indications

    1: PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN CRT-PATIENTS: CHALLENGE OR ROUTINE?

    2: IMPLANTATION OF A BIVENTRICULAR ICD FOLLOWED BY CATHETER ABLATION IN A PATIENT WITH DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY AND PERMANENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

    3: EFFICACY OF CRT IN RBBB

    4: ISSUE OF QRS 120-150 MS

    5: VALUE OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY IN A PATIENT WITH RIGHT HEART FAILURE DUE TO PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION

    6: ROLE OF OPTIMAL MEDICAL THERAPY

    Section 2: Expanding Indications of CRT

    7: EFFICACY OF CRT IN NYHA II

    8: PACEMAKER INDICATION

    9: INTERCOMMISSURAL LEAD PLACEMENT INTO A RIGHT VENTRICULAR CORONARY SINUS

    Section 3: Challenging CRT Implantation

    10: RIGHT VENTRICULAR PACING RELATED CARDIOMYOPATHY

    11: IT IS WHERE YOU GO THAT MATTERS, NOT HOW YOU GET THERE! -

    USING THE MIDDLE CARDIAC VEIN

    12: MAPPING THE CORONARY SINUS VEINS USING AN ACTIVE FIXATION LEAD TO OVERCOME PHRENIC NERVE STIMULATION

    13: THE UTILITY OF ACTIVE FIXATION LEAD IN UNSTABLE LEFT VENTRICULAR LEAD POSITIONS WITHIN THE CORONARY SINUS FOR LEFT VENTRICULAR STIMULATION

    14: PERSISTANT LEFT SUPERIOR VENA CAVA: UTILITY OF RIGHT-SIDED VENOUS ACCESS FOR CORONARY SINUS LEAD IMPLANTATION

    15: VIDEO-ASSISTED THORACOTOMY SURGERY (VATS) FOR THE IMPLANTATION OF AN EPICARDIAL LEFT VENTRICULAR LEAD

    16: ROLE OF CARDIAC CT BEFORE IMPLANT: DIAGNOSIS OF A PROMINENT THEBESIAN VALVE AS AN OBSTACLE TO LEFT VENTRICULAR LEAD DEPLOYMENT IN CRT

    Section 4: New CRT Implantation Techniques

    17: ENDOCARDIAL LV LEAD - HIGH APPROACH

    18: LEFT VENTRCIULAR ENDOCARDIAL PACING IN A PATIENT WITH AN ANOMALOUS LEFT SIDED SUPERIOR VENA CAVA

    19: NOVEL WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES

    20: ROBOTICALLY-ASSISTED LEAD IMPLANTATION FOR CRT IN A RE-OPERATIVE PATIENT

    Section 5: Optimization of CRT Device

    21: ATRIOVENTRICULAR OPTIMIZATION BY TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN A PATIENT WITH INTER-ATRIAL DELAY

    22: INTEREST OF A LEFT VENTRICUALR QUADRIPOLAR LEAD

    Phrenic Nerve Stimulation: It is Better to Prevent than to Treat

    23: Loss of LV pacing capture detected by Remote Monitoring

    24: THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTAINING A HIGH PERCENTAGE OF BIVENTRICULAR PACING

    Section 6: Post-implant Follow-up

    25: HOW TO MANAGE VT: TOTAL AV-BLOCK AFTER ABLATION IN A PATIENT WITH NONISCHEMIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY

    26: PREVENTION OF EFFECTIVE CARDIAC RESYNCHRONISATION THERAPY BY FREQUENT PVCS IN A PATIENT WITH NONISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

    27: HOW TO HANDLE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN REFRACTORY HEART FAILURE PATIENTS

    28: CRT-D IMPLANT IN AF

    29: UP AND DOWN IN DEVICE THERAPY

    30: RESUMPTION TO SINUS RHYTHM AFTER CRT IN PATIENT WITH LONG LASTING PERSISTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

    Section 7: Management of Complications of CRT

    31: GUIDE WIRE FRACTION DURING CRT IMPLANTATION AND SUBSEQUENT MANAGEMENT

    32: A DIFFICULT CASE OF DIAPHRAGMATIC STIMULATION

    33: BIVENTRICULAR DEFIBRILLATOR INFECTION WITH EXTRACTION OF A MEDTRONIC ATTAIN STARFIX ™ 4195 CORONARY VENOUS LEAD

    34: COMPLICATIONS OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY: INFECTION

    Section 8: Non-responders of CRT

    35: CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY IN A PATIENT WITH NON-LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK MORPHOLOGY

    36: THE USE OF CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE TO GUIDE LEFT VENTRICULAR LEAD DEPLOYMENT IN CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY

    37: ROLE OF SCAR BURDEN VERSUS DISTRIBUTION ASSESSMENT BY CMR IN ISCHEMIC PATIENTS

    38: DIFFICULTIES IN THE PREDICTION OF RESPONSE TO CRT IN THE REAL WORLD

    39: MANAGEMENT OF FREQUENT VES IN CRT PATIENTS

     

    40: CARDIAC CONTRACTILITY MODULATION IN A CRT-NONRESPONDER

    41: NON-RESPONDERS OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY: SWITCH -OFF IF WORSENING

    42: RECOGNITION OF ANODAL STIMULATION

    43: SIGNIFICANT RESIDUAL OR WORSENING MITRAL REGURGITATION (MITRACLIP)

    Section 9: Device-based Diagnostics for HF Monitoring and Remote Monitoring

    44: INTRATHORACIC IMPEDANCE (DIETARY INCOMPLIANCE)

    45: PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AND CARDIAC RESYNCHRONISATION THERAPY: EVALUATION PRIOR TO IMPLANTATION AND RESPONSE TO THERAPY

    46: THE ROLE OF LEFT ATRIAL PRESSURE MONITORING IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HEART FAILURE

    47: ROLE OF REMOTE MONITORING IN MANAGING A CRT PATIENT: MEDICAL THERAPY AND DEVICE OPTIMIZATION

    48: ROLE OF REMOTE MONITORING IN MANAGING A CRT PATIENT: ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

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