Table of Contents
Section 1. Methodology and Performance Criteria of the Recording and Analysis Systems.- 1. Holter Monitoring — How should it be performed?.- 2. Equipment Specifications and Performance Criteria: Clinical Evaluation.- 3. Clinical Importance of Computer Assisted Longterm ECG Analysis.- Section 2. Clinical Usefulness of Long-Term Ambulatory Recordings of the Electrocardiogram, Blood Pressure and Other Physiological Parameters.- 4. Holter Monitoring in the evaluation of Palpitations, Dizziness and Syncope.- 5. Clinical Relevance of Supraventricular Arrhythmias detected by Holter Electrocardiography.- 6. Heart Rate Trend Analysis: Patterns and Clinical Significance.- 7. Techniques for Recording and the Clinical Relevance of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Ambulatory Patients.- 8. Comparison between Repetitive Ventricular Extrasystoles Induced by programmed Electrical Stimulation and their Spontaneous Occurrence on Ambulatory Electrocardiography.- 9. The role of Ambulatory Electrocardiographic Monitoring, Exercise Stress Testing and Electrophysiologic Studies in the Management of Patients with Malignant Ventricular Arrhythmia.- 10. Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring: Indications and Limitations.- 11. Continuous Blood Pressure Measurement.- 12. Application of Holter Electrocardiography to Physiological Measurements in Man.- Section 3. Epidemiologic and Prognostic Aspects of Ventricular Arrhythmias.- 13. Prevalence of Cardiac Arrhythmias in the Normal Active Population.- 14. The Spontaneous Variability of Ventricular Arrhythmias.- 15. Classification of Cardiac Arrhythmias and Conduction Defects for Risk Assessment.- 16. Prognostic Aspects of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease.- Section 4. Value of Long-Term Ambulatory Electrocardiography in the Evaluation of Therapeutic Interventions for the Prevention of Premature Cardiac Death.- 17. Design of Secondary Preventive Trials with Anti-Arrhythmic Agents: The Right Question with the wrong Answer.- 18. Testing the Efficacy of Antiarrhythmic Therapy.- 19. Translating Results of Clinical Trials into Clinical Relevance.- Index of subjects.