Implantable Cardioverter - Defibrillators Step by Step

Implantable Cardioverter - Defibrillators Step by Step

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English
440 Pages

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Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Step by Step ILLUSTRATED

Health care professionals now have a clear and concise overview of all relevant aspects of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. In the successful fomat established by Cardiac Pacemakers Step by Step, this handy paperback demystifies the devices that have revolutionized cardiac care.

Authored – not edited – for a smooth, easy-to-read presentation, the book uses:

to explain important aspects of ICD therapy. Progressing from basic to more sophisticated topics, the authors concentrate on clinically useful material. All members of the patient care team will welcome this timely guide.

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Published 26 January 2009
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EAN13 9781444303384
License: All rights reserved
Language English

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Contents
Preface Acknowledgments Introduction
Illustrations 1. Cardiac tachyarrhythmias 2. Indications 21 3. ICD hardware Battery, capacitors and leads 4. ICD implantation 5. Sensing and detection 6. SVT/VT discrimination 7. ICD therapies 8. ICD timing cycles 9. Complications of ICD therapy 10. Follow-up of ICDs 11. Troubleshooting 12. Special ICD functions and resynchronization therapy
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ICD function with emphasis on stored electrograms
Representative examples 1 to 65
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39 39 67 90 112 144 168 176 195 217
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Text 1. Cardiac tachyarrhythmias 2. Indications for ICD 3. ICD hardware 4. ICD implantation and lead systems 5. Sensing and detection of ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation
6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.
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SVT/VT discrimination
ICD therapies
Timing cycles of ICDs
Complications of ICD therapy
ICD follow-up
Troubleshooting
Cardiac resynchronization
Appendix A: American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/ European Society of Cardiology:2006 Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Death
Appendix B: American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/ Heart Rhythm Society: 2008 Guidelines for ICD and CRT
Index
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