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Device Therapy for Congestive Heart Failure

The field's foremost authorities offer guidance on the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and pacemakers for the management of congestive heart failure. They explain how these devices work; examine the patient-and device-selection process; review implant techniques, and outline aftercare. This concise resource makes this complex subject easy to understand.


Paperback, 320 Pages

Published: December 2003

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0279-0


  • 1)Epidemiology and Prognosis of Heart Failure Patients
    Paul C. Zei
    Lynne W. Stevenson

    2)Pathophysiology of Cardiac Dyssynchrony and Resynchronization
    David A. Kass

    3)Clinical Trials of Resynchronization Therapy
    Kenneth A. Ellenbogen
    Leslie A. Saxon

    4)Clinical Pacemakers Trials in Systolic Cardiac Dysfunction: Non-Resynchronization
    Michael R. Gold, J. Marcus Wharton

    5)ICD Trials in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure-Non BiV
    Alfred E. Buxton

    6)Anatomy and Implant Techniques for BiV Devices
    Seth J. Worley
    Angel R. Leon
    Bruce L. Wilkoff

    7)Troubleshooting and Programming of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
    G. Neal Kay

    8)Programming Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
    Richard A. Grimm


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