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Bennett's Cardiac Arrhythmias Practical Notes on Interpretation and Treatment,9780470674932

Bennett's Cardiac Arrhythmias Practical Notes on Interpretation and Treatment

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Summary

A concise and practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias handbook size, with a large number of ECG examples and a summary of major learning points at the end of each chapter. Completely update for this, its 8th edition, this classic text has been enhanced via a larger format, to better display th numnerous example ECGs, and a new self-assessment section, with questions designed to reinforce key concepts and speed readers' mastery of this challenging subject.

Author Biography

David H. Bennett, Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Regional Cardiac Centre, University Hospital of South Manchester & Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology, University of Manchester

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Sinus Rhythm

Ecg Characteristics

P Wave

PR Interval

QRS Complex

Sinus Bradycardia

Sinus Tachycardia

SINUS ARRHYTHMIA

Chapter 2

Ectopic Beats

Comment re appreciation of Ecg morphology relevant to distinguishing SVT from VT

Prematurity

Atrial Ectopic Beats

P Wave

Atrioventricular And Intraventricular Conduction

Significance

Atrioventricular Junctional Ectopic Beats

Ecg Appearance

Ventricular Ectopic Beats

Ecg Appearance

Causes And Significance Of Ventricular Ectopic Beats

Chapter 3

Escape Beats

Timing

ORIGINS

Chapter 4

Bundle Branch Blocks

Right Bundle Branch Block

Ecg Appearance

Causes And Significance

Left Bundle Branch Block

Ecg Appearance

Causes And Significance

Left Anterior And Posterior Fascicular Blocks

Hexaxial Reference System

Left Anterior Fascicular Block

LEFT POSTERIOR FASCICULAR BLOCK

DISCUSSION RE SIGNIFICANCE OF AXIS DEVIATION IN CONNECTION WITH AV BLOCK, VENTRICULAR PACING AND CERTAIN VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIAS

CHAPTER 5

The Supraventricular Tachycardias

Main Types

Atrial Origin Versus Atrioventricular Re-Entry

Effects Of Supraventricular Tachycardias

Chapter 6

Atrial Fibrillation

Ecg Characteristics

Atrial Activity

Atrioventricular Conduction

Intraventricular Conduction

Initiation

Causes

Prognosis

Prevalence

Classification

Lone Atrial Fibrillation

Paroxysmal Lone Atrial Fibrillation

Management Of Atrial Fibrillation

Systemic Embolism

Risk

Prevention

Rhythm Management

Rate Control

Rhythm Control including ablation

Atrial fibtillation post cardiac surgery

Chapter 7

Atrial Flutter

Ecg Characteristics

Atrial Activity

Atrioventricular Conduction

Intraventricular Conduction

Causes

Prevalence

Treatment

Cardioversion

Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Rapid Atrial Pacing

Catheter Ablation

Control of Ventricular Response

Systemic Embolism

Chapter 8

Atrial Tachycardia

Ecg Characteristics

Causes

Treatment

Chapter 9

Atrioventricular Junctional Re-Entrant Tachycardias

Mechanism

Accessory Atrioventricular Pathway

Dual Atrioventricular Nodal Pathways

Ecg Characteristics

Timing Of Atrial Activity During Tachycardia

Clinical Features

Treatment

Vagal Stimulation

Intravenous Drugs

Electrical Methods

Prevention

Drugs

Catheter Ablation

Chapter 10

Wolff–Parkinson–White Syndrome

Ecg Characteristics

Location Of Accessory Pathway

Arrhythmias

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrioventricular Junctional Re-Entrant Tachycardia

Treatment

Atrioventricular Re-Entrant Tachycardia

Atrial Fibrillation

Chapter 11

Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias

Significance, monomorphic v polymorphic

Chapter 12

Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia

Ecg Characteristics

Atrial Activity During Ventricular Tachycardia

Causes

Coronary Heart Disease

Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia

Mechanisms Of Ventricular Tachycardias

Re-Entry

Enhanced Automaticity

Initiation Of Tachycardia

Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythm

Non-Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia

Ventricular Tachycardias Not Due To Structural Heart Disease

Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardia

Fascicular Tachycardia

Investigations

Twelve-Lead Ecg

Imaging

Ambulatory Electrocardiography

Exercise Testing

Ventricular Stimulation Study

Signal-Averaged Electrocardiography

Treatment

Termination Of Tachycardia

Prevention Of Recurrence Of Ventricular Tachycardia

Assessment Of Efficacy

Chapter 13

Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia And Ventricular Fibrillation

Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia

Torsade De Pointes Tachycardia

Qt Interval

Management Of Torsade De Pointes Tachycardia

Hereditary Long Qt Syndromes

Hereditary Short Qt Syndrome

Ventricular Fibrillation

Ecg Characteristics

Causes including psychotropic drugs etc

Primary And Secondary Ventricular Fibrillation

Treatment

Brugada Syndrome

Bidirectional Ventricular Tachycardia

Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia

Chapter 14

Tachycardias With Broad Ventricular Complexes

Causes Of A Broad Complex Tachycardia

Useless Guidelines

Useful Guidelines

Clinical Circumstances

Independent Atrial Activity

Carotid Sinus Massage

Configuration Of Ventricular Complex

Ectopic Beats

Adenosine

Chapter 15

Atrioventricular Block

Classification

First-Degree Atrioventricular Block

Second-Degree Atrioventricular Block

Third-Degree Atrioventricular Block

Causes Of Atrioventricular Block

Atrioventricular Dissociation

Bilateral Bundle Branch Disease

Bifascicular Block

Trifascicular Block

Clinical Features Of Atrioventricular Block

Stokes–Adams Attacks (syncope may be due to torsade)

Near-Syncope

Congenital Heart Block

Acquired Heart Block

Treatment

Chapter 16

Sick Sinus Syndrome

Causes

Ecg Characteristics

Sinus Bradycardia

Sinus Arrest

Sinoatrial Block

Escape Beats And Rhythms

Atrial Ectopic Beats

Bradycardia–Tachycardia Syndrome

Atrioventricular Block

Clinical Features

Chronotropic Incompetence

Diagnosis

Treatment

Sinus Bradycardia Or Arrest

Bradycardia–Tachycardia Syndrome

Chapter 17

Neurally Mediated Syncope

Carotid Sinus Syndrome

Malignant Vasovagal Syndrome

Simple Faint

Causes of Syncope

Chapter 18

Arrhythmias Due To Myocardial Infarction

Ventricular Fibrillation

Primary And Secondary Ventricular Fibrillation

Treatment

Ventricular Flutter

Prevention Of Ventricular Fibrillation In Acute Infarction

Ventricular Tachycardia

Reperfusion Arrhythmias

Long-Term Significance Of Ventricular Arrhythmias

Assessment Of Efficacy Of Long-Term Antiarrhythmic Therapy

Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythm

Supraventricular Tachycardias

Atrial Fibrillation

Sinus And Junctional Bradycardias

Atrioventricular Block

Inferior Infarction

Anterior Infarction

Atrioventricular Dissociation

Treatments To Improve Prognosis

Chapter 19

Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Limitations

Proarrhythmic Effect

Choice Of Treatment

Modes Of Action

Clinical Classification

Action Potential Classification

Notes On Individual Drugs

Lignocaine

Mexiletine

Quinidine

Disopyramide

Procainamide

Flecainide

Propafenone

Amiodarone

Dronedarone

Dofetilide

Adenosine

Verapamil

Diltiazem

Beta-Adrenoceptor Antagonists

Sotalol

Digoxin

Grapefruit

Antiarrhythmic Drugs During Pregnancy

Chapter 20

Sudden Cardiac Death

Definition

Causes

Commotio Cordis

Exertion

Aborted Sudden Cardiac Death

Impaired Ventricular Function

Athlete screening

Chapter 21

Cardioversion

Transthoracic Cardioversion

Procedure

Anaesthesia

Delivery Of Shock

Biphasic Waveform

Implanted Pacemakers And Defibrillators

Indications

Ventricular Fibrillation

Ventricular Tachycardia

Atrial Fibrillation

Transvenous Cardioversion

Atrial Flutter

Atrioventricular Re-Entrant Tachycardia

Chapter 22

Ambulatory Ecg Monitoring

Continuous Ecg Recording

Artefacts

Clinical Applications

‘Normal’ Findings

Intermittent Ecg Recording

Event Recorders

Implantable Loop Recorder

Chapter 23

Temporary Cardiac Pacing

Indications

Myocardial Infarction

Chronic Conduction Tissue Disease

Tachycardias

Methods

Temporary Transvenous Pacing

Atrioventricular Sequential Pacing

Temporary Transcutaneous And Oesophageal Pacing

Chapter 24

Long-Term Cardiac Pacing For Bradycardias

Indications For Long-Term Cardiac Pacing

Complete Atrioventricular Block

Second-Degree Atrioventricular Block

First-Degree Atrioventricular Block

Bundle Branch And Fascicular Blocks

Sick Sinus Syndrome

Hypersensitive Carotid Sinus And Malignant Vasovagal Syndromes

Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

Resynchronization Therapy

Pacing Modes

Pacing System Code

Single Chamber Pacing

Dual Chamber Pacing

‘Physiological Pacing’

Pacemaker Hardware

Pulse Generator

Pacemaker Leads

Costs

Pacemaker Implantation

Subclavian Approach

Positioning Of A Ventricular Lead

Positioning Of An Atrial Lead

Measurement Of Stimulation And Sensing Thresholds

Fashioning A Pacemaker Pocket

Complications Of Pacemaker Implantation

Complications Related To Pulse Generator

Complications Related To Pacing Lead

Pacemaker Programmability

Telemetry Data

Pacemaker Clinic

Follow-Up

Battery Depletion

Electromagnetic Interference

Electronic Article Surveillance Systems (EAS) And Metal Detectors

Magnets

Diathermy

Radiation

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Other Precautions

Cardioversion And Defibrillation

Lithotripsy

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (Tens)

Cellular Phones

Driving

Dental scaling

CHAPTER 25

Automatic Implantable Cardiovertor Defibrillator

Defibrillator Implantation

Indications

Secondary Prevention

Primary Prevention

Further Indications For Primary Prevention

Reservations Concerning Defibrillator Implantation For Primary Prevention

Defibrillator Function

Device Counters

Electrogram Recording

Tiered Therapy

Pacing Mode

Audible Alert Alarms

Transtelephonic ICD monitoring (Carelink etc)

Deactivation Of Device

Defibrillator Clinic

Limitations

Drug Therapy In Patients With Defibrillators

Prognosis

Arrhythmia Reduction

Atrial Arrhythmias

Defibrillation Threshold

Electrical Storms

Hardware Costs

Precautions

Driving

Chapter 26

Catheter Ablation

Introduction

Procedure

Normal Sinus Rhythm

High Right Atrial Electrogram

His Bundle Electrogram

Coronary Sinus Electrograms

Wolff–Parkinson–White Syndrome

Concealed Accessory Pathways

Atrioventricular Nodal Tachycardia

Atypical Atrioventricular Re-Entrant Tachycardia

Atrial Tachycardia

Atrial Flutter

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrioventricular Nodal Ablation

Cardiac Pacing

Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardia

Fascicular Ventricular Tachycardia

Ventricular Tachycardia Due To Structural Heart Disease

Bundle Branch Re-Entry

Catheter Ablation: What Should The Patient Expect?

Chapter 27

Arrhythmias For Interpretation and Multiple Choice Questions



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