Electrophysiological Disorders of the Heart, Expert Consult ? Online and Print, 2nd Edition

Electrophysiological Disorders of the Heart

2nd Edition Expert Consult ? Online and Print

By Sanjeev Saksena, MBBS, MD, FACC, FESC, FHRS, FAHA, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ; Director, Eastern Heart Institute and Arrhythmia/Pacemaker Service, PBI Regional Medical Center, Passaic, NJ and A. John Camm, MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, Professor of Clinical Cardiology, St. George's Hospital Medical Center, London, UK


SECTION I
CONCEPTUAL BASIS FOR CURRENT PRACTICE OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMOLOGY

A. PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

1 Basic Electrophysiological Procedures for the Clinician
2 Principles of Cellular Architecture and Physiology with Applications in Electrophysiology
3 Molecular and Cellular Basis of Cardiac Electrophysiology
4 Mechanisms of Re-entrant Arrhythmias
5 Autonomic Nervous System and Cardiac Arrhythmias
6 Genomics and Principles of Clinical Genetics
7 Ion Channelopathies: Mechanisms and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations
8 Disorders of Intracellular Transport and Intercellular Conduction
9 Fundamentals of Regenerative Medicine and its Applications to Electrophysiology

B. CLINICAL INVESTIGATION AND THERAPIES
10 Basic Electrocardiography
11 Principles of Electropharmacology
12 Principles of Clinical Pharmacology
13 Fundamentals of Cardiac Stimulation
14 Fundamental Concepts in Defibrillation
15 Principles of Catheter Ablation
16 Ablation Technologies and Delivery Systems
17 Essentials of Imaging and Imaging Technologies Related to Arrhythmias
18 Principles of Hemodynamics Applied to Cardiac Arrhythmias
19 Principles of Clinical Trials

SECTION II
CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

20 Clinical Electrophysiology Techniques
21 The Electrophysiological Laboratory: Technologic Advances and Future Development
22 Imaging in the Electrophysiology Laboratory: Intracardiac Echocardiography
23 Principles and Techniques of Cardiac Catheter Mapping
24 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Supraventricular Tachycardia
25 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Ventricular Fibrillation
26 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia
27 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Atrial Tachycardia and Atrial Flutter
28 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Atrial Fibrillation
29 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Syncope

SECTION III
CARDIAC PACING

30 Engineering Aspects of Pacemakers and Leads
31 Pacing Technology and Its Indications: Advances in Threshold Management, Automatic Mode Switching, and Sensors
32 Pacemaker Insertion, Revision, and Extraction
33 Current Indications for Temporary and Permanent Cardiac Pacing
34 Cardiac Pacing Modes and Terminology
35 Hemodynamic Aspects of Cardiac Pacing
36 Electrocardiography of Cardiac Pacing
37 Pacemaker Follow-up
38 Electrical Therapy for Bradycardia: Future Directions

SECTION IV
CARDIAC RHYTHMS AND ARRHYTHMIAS

39 Sinus Node Dysfunction
40 Atrioventricular Block
41 Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia and Pre-excitation Syndromes
42 Atrial Fibrillation
43 Nonsustained Ventricular Tachycardia
44 Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia with Heart Disease
45 Ventricular Tachycardia and Ventricular Fibrillation Without Structural Heart Disease 667
46 Ventricular Fibrillation

SECTION V
CLINICAL SYNDROMES

47 Sudden Cardiac Death
48 Syncope
49 Asymptomatic Electrocardiogram Abnormalities
50 Arrhythmias in Women
51 Electrocardiographic Manifestations of the Athlete?s Heart and Management of Arrhythmias in the Athlete
52 Proarrhythmia Syndromes
53 Exercise-Induced Arrhythmias
54 Genetics and Cardiac Arrhythmia Syndromes
55 Ventricular and Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias Associated with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
56 Evaluation and Management of Arrhythmias Associated with Congestive Heart Failure

SECTION VI
ACQUIRED AND GENETIC DISEASE STATES ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS

57 Arrhythmias in Coronary Artery Disease
58 Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Diagnosis and Management
59 Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy
60 Postoperative Arrhythmias After Cardiac Surgery
61 Arrhythmias and Electrolyte Disorders
62 Genetic Diseases: The Long QT Syndrome
63 Genetic Diseases: Brugada Syndrome
64 Genetic Diseases: Short QT Syndrome
65 Genetic Diseases: Catecholaminergic Ventricular Tachycardia

SECTION VII
NONINVASIVE ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

66 Heart Rate Variability and Heart Rate Turbulence
67 Clinical Use and Mechanistic Implications of Microvolt T-Wave Alternans and Signal-Averaged Electrocardiography
68 Q-T Interval, QT Dynamicity, and QT Variability
69 Ambulatory Electrocardiography: Long-Term Monitors and Event Recorders
70 Provocative Testing for Arrhythmias
71 Head-up Tilt-Table Test
72 Risk Stratification for Sudden Cardiac Death

SECTION VIII
PEDIATRIC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

73 Arrhythmias During Pregnancy
74 Assessment and Treatment of Fetal Arrhythmias
75 Evaluation and Management of Arrhythmias in the Pediatric Population
76 Use of Ablation to Treat Arrhythmias in Children and Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
77 Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy in Pediatric Patients with and Without Congenital Heart Disease
78 Arrhythmias Associated with Congenital Heart Disease
79 Arrhythmias and Adult Congenital Heart Disease

SECTION IX
THERAPEUTICS AND INTERVENTIONAL THERAPIES

A. PHARMACOLOGIC
80 Antiarrhythmic Drugs
81 Clinical Application of New Antiarrhythmic Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation
82 Non-antiarrhythmic Therapies for Cardiac Arrhythmias
83 Anticoagulation in Atrial Arrhythmias: Current Therapy and New Therapeutic Options

B. ELECTRICAL
84 Implantable Cardioverter- Defibrillators: Device Technology and Implantation Techniques
85 Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: Indications, Management of Complications, and Device Follow-up
86 Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy for Congestive Heart Failure: Physiological Basis, Technology, Indications, and Management
87 Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators and Cardiac  Resynchronization Therapy
88 Management of Lead Systems for Implantable Devices: Techniques and Interventions
89 Diagnostic Aspects of Implantable Devices
90 Devices for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation
91 Electrical Therapy for Tachyarrhythmias: Future Directions

C. CATHETER AND SURGICAL ABLATION
92 Three-Dimensional Cardiac Mapping Techniques in Catheter Ablation
93 Curative Catheter Ablation for Supraventricular Tachycardia: Techniques and Indications
94 Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Techniques, Indications, and Outcomes
95 Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia: Current Techniques and New Technologies
96 Advances in Catheter Ablation of Primary Ventricular Fibrillation
97 Surgery for Ventricular Arrhythmias
98 Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
99 Interventional Device Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation

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