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Electrophysiological Disorders of the Heart

Expert Consult – Online and Print

The new edition of Electrophysiological Disorders of the Heart helps you diagnose and treat a full range of heart rhythm disorders using today’s latest technologies and therapies. It provides practical, hands-on coverage of hot topics such as pediatric EP, imaging, echocardiography-guided EP procedures, regenerative therapies, cardiac pacing, and more. Now available in a new full-color format, the title also includes easy online access at www.expertconsult.com.

Audience
Carsiology

Hardbound, 1488 Pages

Published: December 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0285-9

Contents

  • SECTION I
    CONCEPTUAL BASIS FOR CURRENT PRACTICE OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMOLOGY

    A. PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

    1 Basic Electrophysiological Procedures for the Clinician
    2 Principles of Cellular Architecture and Physiology with Applications in Electrophysiology
    3 Molecular and Cellular Basis of Cardiac Electrophysiology
    4 Mechanisms of Re-entrant Arrhythmias
    5 Autonomic Nervous System and Cardiac Arrhythmias
    6 Genomics and Principles of Clinical Genetics
    7 Ion Channelopathies: Mechanisms and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations
    8 Disorders of Intracellular Transport and Intercellular Conduction
    9 Fundamentals of Regenerative Medicine and its Applications to Electrophysiology

    B. CLINICAL INVESTIGATION AND THERAPIES
    10 Basic Electrocardiography
    11 Principles of Electropharmacology
    12 Principles of Clinical Pharmacology
    13 Fundamentals of Cardiac Stimulation
    14 Fundamental Concepts in Defibrillation
    15 Principles of Catheter Ablation
    16 Ablation Technologies and Delivery Systems
    17 Essentials of Imaging and Imaging Technologies Related to Arrhythmias
    18 Principles of Hemodynamics Applied to Cardiac Arrhythmias
    19 Principles of Clinical Trials

    SECTION II
    CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

    20 Clinical Electrophysiology Techniques
    21 The Electrophysiological Laboratory: Technologic Advances and Future Development
    22 Imaging in the Electrophysiology Laboratory: Intracardiac Echocardiography
    23 Principles and Techniques of Cardiac Catheter Mapping
    24 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Supraventricular Tachycardia
    25 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Ventricular Fibrillation
    26 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia
    27 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Atrial Tachycardia and Atrial Flutter
    28 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Atrial Fibrillation
    29 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Syncope

    SECTION III
    CARDIAC PACING

    30 Engineering Aspects of Pacemakers and Leads
    31 Pacing Technology and Its Indications: Advances in Threshold Management, Automatic Mode Switching, and Sensors
    32 Pacemaker Insertion, Revision, and Extraction
    33 Current Indications for Temporary and Permanent Cardiac Pacing
    34 Cardiac Pacing Modes and Terminology
    35 Hemodynamic Aspects of Cardiac Pacing
    36 Electrocardiography of Cardiac Pacing
    37 Pacemaker Follow-up
    38 Electrical Therapy for Bradycardia: Future Directions

    SECTION IV
    CARDIAC RHYTHMS AND ARRHYTHMIAS

    39 Sinus Node Dysfunction
    40 Atrioventricular Block
    41 Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia and Pre-excitation Syndromes
    42 Atrial Fibrillation
    43 Nonsustained Ventricular Tachycardia
    44 Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia with Heart Disease
    45 Ventricular Tachycardia and Ventricular Fibrillation Without Structural Heart Disease 667
    46 Ventricular Fibrillation

    SECTION V
    CLINICAL SYNDROMES

    47 Sudden Cardiac Death
    48 Syncope
    49 Asymptomatic Electrocardiogram Abnormalities
    50 Arrhythmias in Women
    51 Electrocardiographic Manifestations of the Athlete’s Heart and Management of Arrhythmias in the Athlete
    52 Proarrhythmia Syndromes
    53 Exercise-Induced Arrhythmias
    54 Genetics and Cardiac Arrhythmia Syndromes
    55 Ventricular and Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias Associated with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    56 Evaluation and Management of Arrhythmias Associated with Congestive Heart Failure

    SECTION VI
    ACQUIRED AND GENETIC DISEASE STATES ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS

    57 Arrhythmias in Coronary Artery Disease
    58 Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Diagnosis and Management
    59 Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy
    60 Postoperative Arrhythmias After Cardiac Surgery
    61 Arrhythmias and Electrolyte Disorders
    62 Genetic Diseases: The Long QT Syndrome
    63 Genetic Diseases: Brugada Syndrome
    64 Genetic Diseases: Short QT Syndrome
    65 Genetic Diseases: Catecholaminergic Ventricular Tachycardia

    SECTION VII
    NONINVASIVE ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

    66 Heart Rate Variability and Heart Rate Turbulence
    67 Clinical Use and Mechanistic Implications of Microvolt T-Wave Alternans and Signal-Averaged Electrocardiography
    68 Q-T Interval, QT Dynamicity, and QT Variability
    69 Ambulatory Electrocardiography: Long-Term Monitors and Event Recorders
    70 Provocative Testing for Arrhythmias
    71 Head-up Tilt-Table Test
    72 Risk Stratification for Sudden Cardiac Death

    SECTION VIII
    PEDIATRIC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

    73 Arrhythmias During Pregnancy
    74 Assessment and Treatment of Fetal Arrhythmias
    75 Evaluation and Management of Arrhythmias in the Pediatric Population
    76 Use of Ablation to Treat Arrhythmias in Children and Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
    77 Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy in Pediatric Patients with and Without Congenital Heart Disease
    78 Arrhythmias Associated with Congenital Heart Disease
    79 Arrhythmias and Adult Congenital Heart Disease

    SECTION IX
    THERAPEUTICS AND INTERVENTIONAL THERAPIES

    A. PHARMACOLOGIC
    80 Antiarrhythmic Drugs
    81 Clinical Application of New Antiarrhythmic Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation
    82 Non-antiarrhythmic Therapies for Cardiac Arrhythmias
    83 Anticoagulation in Atrial Arrhythmias: Current Therapy and New Therapeutic Options

    B. ELECTRICAL
    84 Implantable Cardioverter- Defibrillators: Device Technology and Implantation Techniques
    85 Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: Indications, Management of Complications, and Device Follow-up
    86 Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy for Congestive Heart Failure: Physiological Basis, Technology, Indications, and Management
    87 Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators and Cardiac  Resynchronization Therapy
    88 Management of Lead Systems for Implantable Devices: Techniques and Interventions
    89 Diagnostic Aspects of Implantable Devices
    90 Devices for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation
    91 Electrical Therapy for Tachyarrhythmias: Future Directions

    C. CATHETER AND SURGICAL ABLATION
    92 Three-Dimensional Cardiac Mapping Techniques in Catheter Ablation
    93 Curative Catheter Ablation for Supraventricular Tachycardia: Techniques and Indications
    94 Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Techniques, Indications, and Outcomes
    95 Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia: Current Techniques and New Technologies
    96 Advances in Catheter Ablation of Primary Ventricular Fibrillation
    97 Surgery for Ventricular Arrhythmias
    98 Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
    99 Interventional Device Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation

    Index

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