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Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias

Whether you are in the lab or the office, stay current in the ever-evolving field of electrophysiology with Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias. Organized by type of arrhythmia, this simple yet comprehensive medical reference book provides detailed information on anatomy, diagnoses, mapping/ablation, and troubleshooting. The book also extensively covers the updated, basic concepts of transcatheter energy applications and currently available mapping/imaging tools for ablation.


Hardbound, 800 Pages

Published: October 2014

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-24429-9


  • Part 1 Fundamental Concepts of Trans-Catheter Energy Delivery

    1. Biophysics of Radiofrequency Lesion Formation

    2. Guiding Lesion Formation During Radiofrequency Energy Catheter Ablation

    3. Irrigated and Cooled Tip Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation

    4. Catheter Cryoablation: Biophysics and Applications

    5. Alternative Energy Sources and Ablative Techniques: Ultrasound, Laser, and Microwave-Biophysics and Applications 

    6. Cardiac Anatomy for Catheter Mapping and Ablation of Arrhythmias

    Part 2 Cardiac Mapping and Imaging

    7. Fundamentals of Intracardiac Mapping

    8. Advanced Catheter Three-Dimensional Mapping Systems

    9. Remote Catheter Navigation Systems

    10. Role of Intracardiac Echocardiography in Clinical and Experimental Electrophysiology

    Part 3 Catheter Ablation of Atrial Tachycardias and Flutter

    11. Ablation of Focal Atrial Tachycardias

    12. Ablation of Cavotricuspid Isthmus-Dependent Atrial Flutters

    13. Ablation of Nonisthmus-Dependent Flutters and Atrial Macroreentry

    14. Ablation of Postoperative Atrial Tachycardia in Congenital Heart Disease

    Part 4 Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

    15. Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation

    16. Catheter Ablation of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Originating from the Nonpulmonary Vein Areas

    17. Substrate-Based Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

    18. Focal Impulse and Rotor Modulation for Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

    19. Stepwise Approach for Ablation of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

    20. Epicardial and Endocardial Hybrid Procedures for Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

    Part 5 Catheter Ablation of Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia and the Atrioventricular Junction

    21. Ablation of Atrioventricular Junctional Tachycardias: Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry, Variants and Focal Junctional Tachycardia

    22. Atrioventricular Junction Ablation and Modification for Heart Rate Control of Atrial Fibrillation

    Part 6 Catheter Ablation of Accessory Atrioventricular Connections

    23. Ablation of Free-Wall Accessory Pathways

    24. Ablation of Posteroseptal Accessory Pathways

    25. Ablation of Superoparaseptal (Anteroseptal) and Midseptal Accessory Pathways

    26. Ablation of Atriofascicular Accessory Pathways and Variants

    27. Special Problems in Ablation of Accessory Pathways

    Part 7 Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia

    28. Ablation of Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardias

    29. Ablation of Idiopathic Left and Right Ventricular and Fascicular Tachycardias

    30. Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Coronary Artery Disease

    31. Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia Associated with Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy

    32. Ablation of Unstable Ventricular Tachycardia and Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation

    33. Epicardial Approach to Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia

    34. Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia with Congenital Heart Disease

    Part 8 Miscellaneous Topics

    35. Complications Associated with Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Arrhythmias

    36. Atrial Transseptal Catheterization

    37. Special Considerations for Ablation in Pediatric Patients

    38. Catheter Ablation of Scar-Related Ventricular Tachycardia with Percutaneous Hemodynamic Support


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