Clinical Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation and Resynchronization Therapy, Expert Consult Premium Edition ? Enhanced Online Features and Print, 4th Edition

Clinical Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation and Resynchronization Therapy

4th Edition Expert Consult Premium Edition ? Enhanced Online Features and Print

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


1. Cardiac Electrical Stimulation

2. Principles of Defibrillation: From Cellular Physiology to Fields and Waveforms

3. Sensing and Detection

4. Engineering and Construction of Pacemaker and Defibrillator Leads

5. Sensors in Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices

6. Power Sources and Circuitry for Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices

7. The Biologic Pacemaker

8. Device Nomenclature, Headers and Standards

9. Basic Physiology and Hemodynamics of Cardiac Pacing

10. Clinical Trials of Atrial and Ventricular Pacing Modes

11. Clinical Trials of Defibrillator Therapy

12. Clinical Trials of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Pacemakers and Defibrillators

13. Pacing for Sinus Node Disease: Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Prognosis

14. Pacing for Atrioventricular Conduction System Disease: Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Prognosis

15. PACiNG FOR NEURALLY MEDIATED SYNCOPE SYNDROMES

16. Defibrillation Testing, Implant testing and Relation to Empiric ICD Programming

17. ICD Therapy in Inherited Arrhythmias

18. Pediatric Pacing and Implantable Defibrillator Therapy

19. Basic and Emerging Principles of Device Therapy: Subcutaneous ICDs

20. Leadless Pacing Concepts

21. Implantation of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices

22. Implantation of the Left Ventricular Lead, Including Surgical Epicardial Leads

23. Interventional Techniques for Device Implantation

24. Approach to Pulse Generator Changes

25. Prevention and Management of Subacute and Chronic Procedural Complications and Management of Implant Complications

26. Techniques and Devices for Lead Extraction

27. Imaging of Implantable Devices

28. Timing Cycles of Implantable Devices

29. Pacemaker Programming and Troubleshooting

30. ICD Programming and Troubleshooting

31. Troubleshooting, Follow-up and Programming of BiV Devices

32. Follow-up of CIED, Remote and In-Person: Implementation and Guidelines

33. Electromagnetic Interference and CIED

34. Guidelines for Managing the Device and Lead Advisories

35. Ethics Issues Regarding Pacemaker and ICD Therapy