Device Therapy for Congestive Heart Failure
  • Device Therapy for Congestive Heart Failure
  • Device Therapy for Congestive Heart Failure

Device Therapy for Congestive Heart Failure

by Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, Bruce L. Wilkoff, G. Neal Kay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721602797

ISBN-13: 9780721602790

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The field's foremost authorities offer guidance on the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and pacemakers for the management of congestive heart failure. They explain how these devices work; examine the patient-and device-selection process; review implant techniques, and outline aftercare. This concise resource makes this complex subject easy to

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Overview

The field's foremost authorities offer guidance on the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and pacemakers for the management of congestive heart failure. They explain how these devices work; examine the patient-and device-selection process; review implant techniques, and outline aftercare. This concise resource makes this complex subject easy to understand.

• Discusses patient selection as well as aftercare.
• Features practice guidelines and techniques for implanting all new devices.
• Offers an outstanding review of cardiovascular anatomy.
• Provides an overview on the prognosis for congestive heart failure, and clinical rationales for the selection of device therapy.
• Reviews the results of clinical trials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721602790
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1)Epidemiology and Prognosis of Heart Failure Patients
Paul C. Zei
Lynne W. Stevenson

2)Pathophysiology of Cardiac Dyssynchrony and Resynchronization
David A. Kass

3)Clinical Trials of Resynchronization Therapy
Kenneth A. Ellenbogen
Leslie A. Saxon

4)Clinical Pacemakers Trials in Systolic Cardiac Dysfunction: Non-Resynchronization
Michael R. Gold, J. Marcus Wharton

5)ICD Trials in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure-Non BiV
Alfred E. Buxton

6)Anatomy and Implant Techniques for BiV Devices
Seth J. Worley
Angel R. Leon
Bruce L. Wilkoff

7)Troubleshooting and Programming of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
G. Neal Kay

8)Programming Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Richard A. Grimm

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