Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Heart Failure

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Heart Failure

by William T. Abraham
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781798442

ISBN-13: 9780781798440

Pub. Date: 12/01/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Written by noted experts with day-to-day experience in cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), this comprehensive, practical reference gives physicians a thorough knowledge of the indications, techniques for implantation, complications, programming, and follow-up of CRT devices in patients with heart failure and intra- and interventricular conduction delays. Each

Overview

Written by noted experts with day-to-day experience in cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), this comprehensive, practical reference gives physicians a thorough knowledge of the indications, techniques for implantation, complications, programming, and follow-up of CRT devices in patients with heart failure and intra- and interventricular conduction delays. Each chapter has how-to and troubleshooting sections to help readers avoid or navigate the pitfalls encountered in day-to-day clinical practice. Each chapter also has a summary box capturing the key clinical pearls. This book will be a valuable aid in preparing for the Heart Rhythm Exam/International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) exam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781798440
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1: Pathophysiology of Ventricular Dyssynchrony and Mechanisms of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Robert H. Helm, David D. Spragg, Khalid Chakir, and David A. Kass

2: Clinical Predictors of Improvement in Left Ventricular Performance with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Luis A. Pires

3: Importance of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function and Prediction of Clinical Outcomes Following Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Alan D. Waggoner, Lisa de las Fuentes, and Victor G. Davila-Roman

4: Selecting Patients for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Electrical or Mechanical Dyssynchrony?
Nathaniel M. Hawkins, Mark C. Petrie, and J.J.V. McMurray

5: The Role of Echocardiography and Tissue Doppler Imaging in Optimal Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Veronica Lea J. Dimaano and Theodore P. Abraham

6: Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Assessment of Ventricular Dyssynchrony
Subha Raman and Michael Donnally

7: Reverse Remodeling in Heart Failure with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Hind W. Rahmouni and Martin G. St. John Sutton

8: Safety of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Mikhael F. El-Chami and Angel R. Leon

9: Effect of Right Ventricular Apical Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy on Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony and Function
Laurens F. Tops, Martin J. Schalij, and Jeroen J. Bax

10: Resynchronization Therapy in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Patients
Eric S. Silver and Anne Dubin

11: Overview of Clinical Trials on Resynchronization and Combined ICD-Resynchronization in Heart Failure
Ayesha Hasan

12: Management of Heart Failure after Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Vincent M. Pestritto and David S. Feldman

13: The Cost Effectiveness of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Dhruv S. Kazi and Mark A. Hlatky

14: Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: A Regulatory Perspective
William H. Maisel

15: The Role of Electrocardiographic Imaging in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Niraj Varma, Ping Jia, and Yoram Rudy

16: Leveraging CRT Devices to Monitor Heart Failure Patients
Philip B. Adamson

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