Clinical Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation and Resynchronization Therapy, 3rd Edition

Clinical Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation and Resynchronization Therapy

3 th Edition

By Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, MD, Kontos Professor of Medicine, Director, Clinical Electrophysiology Section, VCU School of Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Hospital, Richmond, VA, USA; Bruce L. Wilkoff, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University; Director, Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Devices, Director: Clinical Electrophysiology Research, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA; G. Neal Kay, MD, Director, Clinical Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; and Chu Pak Lau


Chapter 1---Cardiac Electrical Stimulation

Chapter 2---Principes of Defibrillation: Cellular Physiology to fields and waveforms

Chapter 3---Sensing and Arrhythmia Detection by implantable devices

Chapter 4---Engineering and construction of pacemaker and defibrillation leads

Chapter 5: Sensors in implantable devicesincldues information on chronotropic incompetence

Chapter 6---Power sources for implantable devices

Chapter 7---Pacemaker/ICD Circuitry/Remote Telemetry


Chapter 8---Device Nomenclature

Chapter 9---Basic Physiology and Hemodynamics of Cardiac Pacing, including ventricular contraction and resynchronization

Chapter 10---Clinical Trials of Bradycardia Pacing

Chapter 11---Clinical Trials of Defibrillator Therapy

Chapter 12---Clinical Trials of Resynchronization Therapy

Chapter 13---Pacing for Sinus Node Disease; including pacing for prevention of atrial tachycarrhythmias

Chapter 14---Pacing for Conduction System Disease

Chapter 15---Pacing for Neurally Mediated Syndromes (CSH, et al.)

Chapter 16---Sensor Driven Pacing: Device Specifics: Activity, Accelerometers, MV, QT

Chapter 17---Defibrillation testing, including ATP and preventive pacing

Section 3 Implantation Techniques

Chapter 18---Implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators

Chapter 19---Implantation of the left ventricular lead

Chapter 20---Approach to Pulse Generator Changes

Chapter 21---Management of Implant Complications

Chapter 22---Techniques and devices for lead extraction

Chapter 23---Radiography of implantable devices


Chapter 24---Timing Cycles of Implantable Devices

Chapter 25---Pacemaker Troubleshooting and follow-up (no BiV PM)

Chapter 26---ICD Troubleshooting and follow-up (no BiV ICD)

Chapter 27---Troubleshooting, follow-up and programming of BiV devices (including echo optimization)

Chapter 28---Follow-up, and interpretation of implantable syncope monitors

Chapter 29---EMI and Implantable Devices

Chapter 30---Pediatric Pacing and Implantable Defibrillator Therapy