Contemporary Debates and Controversies in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Part I, An Issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics


  • Ranjan Thakur, MD, MPH, MBA, FHRS, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
  • Andrea Natale, MD, FACC, FHRS, Texas Cardiac Arrhythmias Institute, Austin, TX, St. David's Medical Center

Cardiac electrophysiologists face many challenging situations in which there is no clear-cut answer about the best way to handle a particular clinical problem. This issue brings together articles on many such situations, presents arguments on both sides, and lets the reader conclude which is the best way to manage a particular patient.  Among the controversial and debatable topics included are how to handle device recalls, optimal timing for assessment of ICD efficacy, extraction o f broken leads, and anticoagulation therapy in device patients.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-1090-4