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Cryoablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias

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Cryoablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias, by Audrius Bredikis, MD and David Wilber, MD, is the first comprehensive text devoted solely to the effective and appropriate use of cryoablation in the management of cardiac arrhythmias. This user-friendly, all-in-one reference provides clear explanations complemented by abundant, high-quality, full-color clinical photos, and at-a-glance tables making it easy to access the information you need to master even the most challenging cryoablation procedures for adult patients, pediatric/adolescent patients, and cardiac surgery patients. Online access at www.expertconsult.com allows you to rapidly search for images and quickly locate the answers to any questions.

Audience
Cardiology

Hardbound, 256 Pages

Published: March 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1615-3

Contents

  • CRYOABLATION OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

     

    SECTION I. FUNDAMENTAL ASPECTS OF CRYOABLATION

    1. History of Cryosurgery and Cardiac Cryoablation

    2. Mechanisms of Cryoablation

    3. Factors Determining Cryolesion Formation

    4. Cryoablation Effects on Esophagus

    5. Cryoablation Effects on Pulmonary Veins in Experimental Setting

    6. Cryoablation Effects on Coronary Arteries and Veins

     

    SECTION II. CRYOTECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW

    7. Cryocath Technology

    8. Cryocor Technology

    9. Critical Nitrogen and Other Emerging Technologies

    10. Reversible Effects of Cryoablation: Feasibility of AV Node Modification with Cryoablation

     

    SECTION III. CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

    11. Cryoablation of Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia and Comparison with RF

    12. Cryoablation of Septal Accessory Pathways

    13. Cryoablation of Atrial Flutter

    14. Non-Balloon Cryoablation of Atrial Fibrillation

    15. Balloon-Based Cryoablation of Atrial Fibrillation

    16. Cryoablation of RVOT

    17. SVC Isolation and Sinus Node Modification in Cryoablation of Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia

    18. Pediatric Applications

    SECTION IV. CURRENT APPLICATIONS IN CARDIAC SURGERY

    19. Endocardial Cryoablation

    20. Cryoablation of Ventricular Tachycardia

     

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