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Clinical Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation and Resynchronization Therapy

This 3rd edition presents cutting-edge standards of pacing and defibrillation to keep you at the forefront of this rapidly expanding field. You'll find coverage of all the new devices and management strategies you need to solve a full range of clinical problems using today's best approaches. Written by world authorities on pacing and devices for cardiac care, this new full-color 3rd edition is the more practical than ever!

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Published: December 2006

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2536-8

Contents

  • Section 1 BASIC PRINCIPLES OF DEVICE THERAPY

    Chapter 1---Cardiac Electrical Stimulation

    Chapter 2---Principes of Defibrillation: Cellular Physiology to fields and waveforms

    Chapter 3---Sensing and Arrhythmia Detection by implantable devices

    Chapter 4---Engineering and construction of pacemaker and defibrillation leads

    Chapter 5: Sensors in implantable devices—incldues information on chronotropic incompetence

    Chapter 6---Power sources for implantable devices

    Chapter 7---Pacemaker/ICD Circuitry/Remote Telemetry

    Section 2 CLINICAL CONCEPTS

    Chapter 8---Device Nomenclature

    Chapter 9---Basic Physiology and Hemodynamics of Cardiac Pacing, including ventricular contraction and resynchronization

    Chapter 10---Clinical Trials of Bradycardia Pacing

    Chapter 11---Clinical Trials of Defibrillator Therapy

    Chapter 12---Clinical Trials of Resynchronization Therapy

    Chapter 13---Pacing for Sinus Node Disease; including pacing for prevention of atrial tachycarrhythmias

    Chapter 14---Pacing for Conduction System Disease

    Chapter 15---Pacing for Neurally Mediated Syndromes (CSH, et al.)

    Chapter 16---Sensor Driven Pacing: Device Specifics: Activity, Accelerometers, MV, QT

    Chapter 17---Defibrillation testing, including ATP and preventive pacing

    Section 3 Implantation Techniques

    Chapter 18---Implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators

    Chapter 19---Implantation of the left ventricular lead

    Chapter 20---Approach to Pulse Generator Changes

    Chapter 21---Management of Implant Complications

    Chapter 22---Techniques and devices for lead extraction

    Chapter 23---Radiography of implantable devices

    Section 4 DEVICE ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY

    Chapter 24---Timing Cycles of Implantable Devices

    Chapter 25---Pacemaker Troubleshooting and follow-up (no BiV PM)

    Chapter 26---ICD Troubleshooting and follow-up (no BiV ICD)

    Chapter 27---Troubleshooting, follow-up and programming of BiV devices (including echo optimization)

    Chapter 28---Follow-up, and interpretation of implantable syncope monitors

    Chapter 29---EMI and Implantable Devices

    Chapter 30---Pediatric Pacing and Implantable Defibrillator Therapy

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