Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Heart Failure

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Heart Failure


Edited by William T. Abraham, Edited by Ragavendra R. Baliga

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Format: Hardback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 280mm x 16mm | 798g
  • Publication date: 7 December 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 0781798442
  • ISBN 13: 9780781798440
  • Edition: 1

Product description

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.

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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