Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-05-12
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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This popular text enters its Second Edition with important coverage of technological advances, recent key clinical trials, and troubleshooting. Nine new chapters address:

Author Biography

Cheuk-Man Yu, MBChB(CUHK), MRCP(UK), MD(CUHK), FHKCP, FHKAM(Medicine), FRACP, FRCP(Edin/London)
Professor, Head of Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital; and Clinical Director of Institute of Vascular Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

David L. Hayes, MD
Chair, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic; and Professor of Medicine, Mayo College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Angelo Auricchio, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Cardiology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany; and Director Heart Failure Program, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. vii
Forewordp. xi
The epidemiology of heart failure and commonly associated conduction disordersp. 1
Comprehensive pharmacologic management strategies for heart failurep. 15
Electrical activation sequencep. 35
Myocardial mechano-energeticsp. 55
Assessment of electrical and mechanical dyssynchrony: conventional echocardiographyp. 77
Newer echocardiographic techniques for the assessment of cardiac resynchronization therapyp. 91
Value of non-echocardiographic imaging techniques in cardiac resynchronization therapyp. 132
Programming and diagnostic features of cardiac resynchronization therapy devicesp. 144
Anatomy of the coronary sinusp. 166
Techniques for visualizing the coronary sinus and coronary venous anatomyp. 183
Implantation techniques for cardiac resynchronization therapyp. 196
Surgical approaches to epicardial left ventricular lead implantation for biventricular pacingp. 239
Remote navigation implantation techniquep. 250
Clinical trials supporting current indications for CRTp. 261
Trials of CRT in atrial fibrillation and atrial rhythm management issuesp. 277
Ongoing trials to further shape the future of CRTp. 290
Consideration of CRT in the pediatric populationp. 301
Importance of the surface electrocardiogram for the assessment of cardiac resynchronizationp. 309
Troubleshootingp. 324
Optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapyp. 356
Management strategies for patients not responding to CRTp. 374
Device-based monitoring and lung impedancep. 388
Device-based patient managementp. 404
Health economicsp. 419
Indexp. 437
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