Cases in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

1st Edition

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Authors:

  • Cheuk-Man Yu
  • David Hayes
  • Angelo Auricchio
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    Table of Contents

    Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: A Case-Based Approach

    Cheuk-Man Yu, David L. Hayes, Angelo Auricchio

    Section 1: Current Indications

    1: PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN CRT-PATIENTS: CHALLENGE OR ROUTINE?

    2: IMPLANTATION OF A BIVENTRICULAR ICD FOLLOWED BY CATHETER ABLATION IN A PATIENT WITH DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY AND PERMANENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

    3: EFFICACY OF CRT IN RBBB

    4: ISSUE OF QRS 120-150 MS

    5: VALUE OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY IN A PATIENT WITH RIGHT HEART FAILURE DUE TO PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION

    6: ROLE OF OPTIMAL MEDICAL THERAPY

    Section 2: Expanding Indications of CRT

    7: EFFICACY OF CRT IN NYHA II

    8: PACEMAKER INDICATION

    9: INTERCOMMISSURAL LEAD PLACEMENT INTO A RIGHT VENTRICULAR CORONARY SINUS

    Section 3: Challenging CRT Implantation

    10: RIGHT VENTRICULAR PACING RELATED CARDIOMYOPATHY

    11: IT IS WHERE YOU GO THAT MATTERS, NOT HOW YOU GET THERE! –

    USING THE MIDDLE CARDIAC VEIN

    12: MAPPING THE CORONARY SINUS VEINS USING AN ACTIVE FIXATION LEAD TO OVERCOME PHRENIC NERVE STIMULATION

    13: THE UTILITY OF ACTIVE FIXATION LEAD IN UNSTABLE LEFT VENTRICULAR LEAD POSITIONS WITHIN THE CORONARY SINUS FOR LEFT VENTRICULAR STIMULATION

    14: PERSISTANT LEFT SUPERIOR VENA CAVA: UTILITY OF RIGHT-SIDED VENOUS ACCESS FOR CORONARY SINUS LEAD IMPLANTATION

    15: VIDEO-ASSISTED THORACOTOMY SURGERY (VATS) FOR THE IMPLANTATION OF AN EPICARDIAL LEFT VENTRICULAR LEAD

    16: ROLE OF CARDIAC CT BEFORE IMPLANT: DIAGNOSIS OF A PROMINENT THEBESIAN VALVE AS AN OBSTACLE TO LEFT VENTRICULAR LEAD DEPLOYMENT IN CRT

    Section 4: New CRT Implantation Techniques

    17: ENDOCARDIAL LV LEAD – HI

    Details

    No. of pages:
    352
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2014
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781455742370
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781455737390