Clinical Cardiac Pacing and Defibrillation / Edition 2

Clinical Cardiac Pacing and Defibrillation / Edition 2

by Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, Neal Kay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721676839

ISBN-13: 9780721676838

Pub. Date: 02/24/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

International authorities discuss virtually every aspect of cardiac pacing and pacemakers in the Second Edition of this comprehensive reference, including temporary cardiac pacing, antitachycardia pacing, new indications for cardiac pacing, complications of cardiac pacing, and interference with cardiac pacing. Clinically focused and practical, it contains essential

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Overview

International authorities discuss virtually every aspect of cardiac pacing and pacemakers in the Second Edition of this comprehensive reference, including temporary cardiac pacing, antitachycardia pacing, new indications for cardiac pacing, complications of cardiac pacing, and interference with cardiac pacing. Clinically focused and practical, it contains essential information for anyone with patients with pacemakers and offers valuable information not available in any other text! This edition is completely revised and updated to reflect the latest information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721676838
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/24/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1007
Product dimensions:
8.72(w) x 11.28(h) x 1.75(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: BASIC CONCEPTS OF CARDIAC PACING AND DEFIBRILLATION. Artificial Electrical Cardiac Stimulation. Principles of Defibrillation: Cellular Physiology to Fields and Waveforms. Sensing of the Intracardiac Signs. Engineering and Clinical Aspects of Pacing Leads. Engineering and Clinical Aspects of Defibrillator Leads. Power Sources for Implantable Pacemakers and ICDs. Pulse Generator Circuitry for Pacemakers and ICDs. SECTION II: ARTIFICIAL SENSORS FOR PACING, DEFIBRILLATORS AND HEMODYNAMICS. Overviewof Ideal Sensor Characteristics. Activity Sensing and Accelerometer-based Pacemakers. Impedance-based Minute Ventilation Pacemakers. Evoked QT Interval and Intracardiac Impedance-based Pacemakers. Monitoring Applications of Pacemakers Sensors. SECTION III: CLINICAL CONCEPTS. Pacemaker and Defibrillator Codes. Basic Physiology of Cardiac Pacing and Pacemaker Syndrome. Survival, Quality of Life, and Clinical Trials in Pacemaker Patients. Sinus Node Disease and Pacing. Acute and Chronic AV Conduction System Disease. Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity and Neurally Mediated Syncope. Pacing for Prevention of Tachyarrhythmias. Pacing in Patients with Heart Failure. Cardiac Chronotropic Responsiveness. Indications for ICD Survival and Clinical Trials in Patients with ICDs. ICD Implant Testing. Atrial Defibrillation Testing and Principles. Pacemaker and ICD Implantation. Generator Changes. Implant Complications: Pacemakers and ICDs. Techniques for Extraction of Pacemaker and ICD Leads. Pacemaker and ICD Radiography. SECTION IV: PACEMAKER AND DEFIBRILLATOR ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY. Timing Cycles and Operational Characteristics of Pacemakers. Evaluation of Pacemaker Malfunction and Pacemaker Diagnostics (Including Pacemaker Programmers). Evaluation of ICD Malfunction and Diagnostics (Including ICD Programmers). Follow-up of the Pacemaker Patient. Follow-up of the ICD Patient. Interference in Cardiac Pacing and Defibrillation. Pediatric Pacing.

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