Cardiac Electrophysiology and Catheter Ablation is the first handbook-sized practical training guide for medical, technical and industry personnel needing easily accessible, detailed information on the theory and practice of modern invasive investigation and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Highly illustrated throughout, it both simplifies and clarifies the basic electrophysiological principles of many arrhythmias, as well as providing practical advice on performing catheter ablation in patients with a variety of arrhythmias. The step-by-step guidance provided is designed to facilitate the use of the book for real-life scenarios in the catheter laboratory and to demystify this traditionally inaccessible field for the wider cardiology community.
Dr Kim Rajappan is a consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. He completed his general cardiology training and subspecialty training in cardiac electrophysiology and device therapy in London, predominantly at the Hammersmith Hospital and St. Bartholomew's Hospital. His research and clinical interests include all aspects of arrhythmia patient management, particularly catheter ablation of complex cardiac arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.
ESSENTIAL BACKGROUND INFORMATION ; 1. A brief history of cardiac electrophysiology ; 2. Cardiac electrical system ; 3. Cardiac arrhythmia mechanisms: essential concepts ; 4. The diagnostic intracardiac electrophysiology study: essential information and basic principles ; 5. Trans-septal puncture ; 6. 3D cardiac mapping ; ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL TESTING FOR SPECIFIC INDICATIONS ; 7. Narrow complex tachycardia ; 8. Broad complex tachycardia ; 9. Electrophysiological testing for sudden cardiac death risk assessment ; 10. Electrophysiological testing for bradycardia ; MECHANISMS, ECGS, AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL FEATURES OF THE MAIN CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS ; 11. Atrio-ventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia (AVNRT) ; 12. Accessory pathways and atrio-ventricular re-entrant tachycardia (AVRT) ; 13. Common atrial flutter ; 14. Atrial tachycardia and AF ; 15. Ventricular tachycardia types and mechanisms ; CATHETER ABLATION TECHNIQUES ; 16. Ablation of the atrio-ventricular (AV) junction ; 17. Ablation of atrio-ventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia (AVNRT) ; 18. Ablation of accessory pathways and atrio-ventricular re-entrant tachycardia (AVRT) ; 19. Ablation of atrial flutter ; 20. Atrial fibrillation ablation ; 21. Ablation of other atrial tachyarrhythmias ; 22. Ventricular tachycardia ablation
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