Key Features

  • Improve accuracy with assistance from advanced catheter mapping and navigation systems, and the use of intracardiac echocardiography to assist accurate diagnosis and ablation.
  • Stay current on timely topics like contemporary cardiac mapping and imaging techniques, atrial tachycardia and flutter, atrial fibrillation, atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, tachycardias related to accessory atrioventricular connections, and ventricular tachycardia, transseptal catheterization, ablation for pediatric patients, and patient safety and complications.
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Fundamental Concepts of Trans-Catheter Energy Delivery

1. Biophysics of Radiofrequency Lesion Formation

2. Guiding Lesion Formation During Radiofrequency Energy Catheter Ablation

3. Irrigated and Cooled Tip Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation

4. Catheter Cryoablation: Biophysics and Applications

5. Alternative Energy Sources and Ablative Techniques: Ultrasound, Laser, and Microwave-Biophysics and Applications 

6. Cardiac Anatomy for Catheter Mapping and Ablation of Arrhythmias

Part 2 Cardiac Mapping and Imaging

7. Fundamentals of Intracardiac Mapping

8. Advanced Catheter Three-Dimensional Mapping Systems

9. Remote Catheter Navigation Systems

10. Role of Intracardiac Echocardiography in Clinical and Experimental Electrophysiology

Part 3 Catheter Ablation of Atrial Tachycardias and Flutter

11. Ablation of Focal Atrial Tachycardias

12. Ablation of Cavotricuspid Isthmus-Dependent Atrial Flutters

13. Ablation of Nonisthmus-Dependent Flutters and Atrial Macroreentry

14. Ablation of Postoperative Atrial Tachycardia in Congenital Heart Disease

Part 4 Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

15. Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation

16. Catheter Ablation of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Originating from the Nonpulmonary Vein Areas

17. Substrate-Based Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

18. Focal Impulse and Rotor Modulation for Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

19. Stepwise Approach for Ablation of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

20. Epicardial and Endocardial Hybrid Procedures for Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

Part 5 Catheter Ablation of Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia and the Atrioventricular Junction

21. Ablation

Details

No. of pages:
800
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9780323315654
Electronic ISBN:
9780323314398
Print ISBN:
9780323244299