Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
464 Pages

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy



Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Growing clinical experience and additional clinical trials are resulting in changes in how patients are selected for CRT.

This new edition of the successful Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy builds on the strengths of the first edition, providing basic knowledge as well as an up-to-date summary of new advances in CRT for heart failure. Fully updated to include information on technological advances, trouble shooting and recent key clinical trials, and with nine new chapters, this expanded text provides the latest information, keeping the reader up-to-date with this rapidly evolving field.

The second edition of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy is an essential addition to your collection.



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Published 26 January 2009
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EAN13 9781444300253
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Language English

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Contributors, vii Foreword, xi  1 The epidemiology of heart failure and commonly associated conduction disorders, 1 Maren E. Jeffery & Mariell Jessup  2 Comprehensive pharmacologic management strategies for heart failure, 15 Garrie J. Haas & William T. Abraham  3 Electrical activation sequence, 35 Cecilia Fantoni & Angelo Auricchio  4 Myocardial mechano-energetics, 55 Tammo Delhaas & Frits W. Prinzen  5 Assessment of electrical and mechanical dyssynchrony: conventional echocardiography, 77 OleA. Breithardt  6 Newer echocardiographic techniques for the assessment of cardiac resynchronization therapy, 91 CheukMan Yu & Qing Zhang  7 Value of non-echocardiographic imaging techniques in cardiac resynchronization therapy, 132 Claudia Ypenburg, Gabe B. Bleeker, Martin J. Schalij & Jeroen J. Bax  8 Programming and diagnostic features of cardiac resynchronization therapy devices, 144 David Luria, Osnat Gurevitz & Michael Glikson  9 Anatomy of the coronary sinus, 166 Samuel J. Asirvatham
10 Techniques for visualizing the coronary sinus and coronary venous anatomy, 183 Jagmeet P. Singh & Angelo Auricchio 11 Implantation techniques for cardiac resynchronization therapy, 196 Michael O. Sweeney 12 Surgical approaches to epicardial left ventricular lead implantation for biventricular pacing, 239 Sandhya K. Balaram, Joseph J. DeRose, Jr & Jonathan S. Steinberg 13 Remote navigation implantation technique, 250 Carlo Pappone & Vincenzo Santinelli 14 Clinical trials supporting current indications for CRT, 261 David L. Hayes & William T. Abraham 15 Trials of CRT in atrial fibrillation and atrial rhythm management issues, 277 Maurizio Gasparini & François Regoli 16 Ongoing trials to further shape the future of CRT, 290 David L. Hayes & CheukMan Yu 17 Consideration of CRT in the pediatric population, 301 Anne M. Dubin 18 Importance of the surface electrocardiogram for the assessment of cardiac resynchronization, 309 S. Serge Barold, Michael C. Giudici & Bengt Herweg
19 Troubleshooting,324 Christophe Leclercq, Philippe Mabo & J. Claude Daubert 20 Optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapy, 356 Jeffrey WingHong Fung, Stephane Garrigue & CheukMan Yu 21 Management strategies for patients not responding to CRT, 374 John P. Boehmer
22 Device-based monitoring and lung impedance, 388 Jeffrey WingHong Fung, Philip B. Adamson & CheukMan Yu 23 Device-based patient management, 404 Maria Rosa Costanzo & Salpy Pamboukian 24 Health economics, 419 Francisco Leyva Index, 437
A companion CDROM with video clips is included at the back of the book.