Tachycardias / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898385885
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/9/2009
  • Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine Series, #28
  • Edition description: 1984
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 676
  • Sales rank: 1,076,691
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Basic Mechanisms and Classification: Editorial Comment.- 1. Mechanisms of Tachycardia.- 2. Ventricular Fibrillation.- 3. Cardiac Automaticity in Normal and Some Abnormal Conditions.- 4. Effects of Autonomic Tone on Tachycardias.- 5. Historical Background and Evolution of Established and Obsolete Terms Used to Characterize Tachycardia.- II. Supraventricular Tachycardias: Editorial Comment.- 6. Electrophysiology, Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Paroxysmal Recurrent Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia.- 7. Tachycardias in which the Reentry Circuit Includes Atrioventricular Bypass Tracts.- 8. Supraventricular Ectopic Tachycardias due to Mechanisms Other than Reentry.- 9. Role of Electrophysiologic Studies in the Diagnosis of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardias.- 10. Tachycardia-Bradycardia Syndrome.- 11. Observations on the Mechanism of Atrial Flutter.- 12. Atrial Fibrillation.- 13. Ventricular Response in Atrial Fibrillation: Effects of AV Nodal Refractory Periods, Atrioventricular Block, and Preexcitation Syndromes.- III. Ventricular Tachycardias: Editorial Comment.- 14. Ventricular Tachycardia in Man: Mechanisms.- 15. Torsades de Pointes.- 16.Electrophysiologic Testing in Ventricular Tachycardia: Diagnosis and Methodology.- IV. Underlying Conditions: Editorial Comment.- 17. Tachycardias in Children.- 18. Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias in the Various Stages of Ischemic Heart Disease.- 19. Arrhythmia in Cardiomyopathy.- 20. Arrhythmias Associated with Mitral Valve Prolapse.- 21. Digitalis-Induced Tachycardias.- 22. Tachycardia Related to Electrolyte Imbalance.- V. Approaches to Therapy: Editorial Comment.- 23. Digitalis and Beta-adrenergic Blocking Drugs for the Treatment of Tachycardias.- 24. Role of Slow Channel Blocking Drugs in the Treatment of Tachycardias.- 25. Drugs Acting on the Fast Inward Sodium Current in the Management of Tachycardias.- 26. Amiodarone.- 27. Bretylium Tosylate in the Treatment of Tachycardias.- 28. Role of Pacing in the Treatment of Tachycardias.- 29. Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Tachycardias.- 30. Role of Electrophysiologic Studies in the Treatment of Tachycardias.- References.
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