Electrophysiological Disorders of the Heart

By

  • Sanjeev Saksena, MBBS, MD, FACC, FESC, FHRS, FAHA, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ; Director, Eastern Heart Institute and Arrhythmia/Pacemaker Service, PBI Regional Medical Center, Passaic, NJ
  • A. John Camm, MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, Professor of Clinical Cardiology, St. George's Hospital Medical Center, London, UK
  • Penelope Boyden, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and the Center for Molecular Therapeutics, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Paul Dorian, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Director of Electrophysiology, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Nora Goldschlager, MD, FACP, FACC, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California; Associate Director, Cardiology Division; Director, Coronary Care Unit, ECG Laboratory and Pacemaker Clinic, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA

This brand-new resource focuses on the common clinical features, diagnosis, and management of the full range of rhythm disorders, highlighting basic science only where necessary. To-the-point and practical, this text discusses everything from cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias...to disease states associated with cardiac arrhythmias...to the latest pharmacologic and interventional therapies.
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Audience

Cardiology

 

Book information

  • Published: February 2005
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06570-5


Table of Contents

I. CONCEPTUAL BASIS FOR CARDIAC ARRHYTHMOLOGY

Molecular and cellular basis of cardiac electrophysiology

Mechanisms of reentrant arrhythmias

Autonomic nervous system and cardiac arrhythmias

Principles of clinical pharmacology

Basic electrocardiography

Principles of electropharmacology

Fundamentals of cardiac stimulatio

Clinical electrophysiology techniques

Principles of catheter ablation

Interpretation of clinical trials: How mortality trials relate to the therapy of atrial fibrillation

II. CARDIAC RHYTHMS AND ARRHYTHMIAS

Sinus node dysfunction

Atrioventricular

Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia and the preexcitation syndromes

Atrial tachycardia, flutter and fibrillation

Nonsustained ventricular tachycardia

Sustained ventricular tachycardia with heart disease

Ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation without structural heart disease

Ventricular fibrillation

III. CLINICAL SYNDROMES

Cardiac arrest

Syncope

Asymptomatic ECG Abnormalities

Evaluation and management of arrhythmias in Pro-arrhythmia syndromes

Arrhythmias during pregnancy

Evaluation and management of arrhythmias in a pediatric popul

Genetics and cardiac arrhythmias

IV. DISEASE STATES ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS

Arrhythmias in coronary artery disease

Arrhythmias associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

Post-operative arrhythmias after cardiac surger

Arrhythmias and electrolyte disorders

The long Q-T syndrome

Arrhythmias associated with congenital heart disease

The Brugada

V. PHARMACOLOGIC AND INTERVENTIONAL THERAPIE

Antiarrhythmic drugs

Pacing technology and its indications: Advances in threshold management, automatic mode switching and sensors

Pacemaker insertion, revision, extraction and follow-up

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: Technology, indications, implantation techniques, and follow-up

Devices for the management of atrial fibrillation

Catheter mapping techniques

Ablation Technology

Curative catheter ablation for supraventricular tachycardia:Techniques and indications

Ventricular tachycardia

Imaging techniques in clinical electrophysiology

David S Schwartzman

Noninvasive electrophysiology

Antiarrhythmic surgery

Device technology for congestive heart failure