Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillators Step by Step: An Illustrated Guide

Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillators Step by Step: An Illustrated Guide

By: Alfons F. Sinnaeve (author), S. Serge Barold (author), Roland X. Stroobandt (author)Paperback

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* A step-by-step look at a growing and difficult to understand area * Covers important aspects of ICD therapy with full-page illustrations, accompanying text and representative ICD recordings * An accompanying CD is also available * Useful for all health care workers involved with ICD patients

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About Author

Roland X. Stroobandt, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Heart Center, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium; Department of Cardiology, A.Z. Damiaan Hospital, Ostend, Belgium S. Serge Barold, MD, FRACP, FACP, FACC, FESC, FHRS, Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of South Florida Cardiology Division, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA Alfons F. Sinnaeve, Ing, MSc, Professor Emeritus of Electronic Engineering, Technical University KHBO, Department of Electronics, Ostend, Belgium

Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Illustrations. 1. Cardiac tachyarrhythmias. 2. Indications. 3. ICD hardware Battery, capacitors and leads. 4. ICD implantation. 5. Sensing and detection. 6. SVT/VT discrimination. 7. ICD therapies. 8. ICD timing cycles. 9. Complications of ICD therapy. 10. Follow-up of ICDs. 11. Troubleshooting. 12. Special ICD functions and resynchronization therapy. 13. ICD function with emphasis on stored electrograms. Representative examples 1 to 65 . Text. 1. Cardiac tachyarrhythmias. 2. Indications for ICD. 3. ICD hardware. 4. ICD implantation and lead systems. 5. Sensing and detection of ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation. 6. SVT/VT discrimination. 7. ICD therapies. 8. Timing cycles of ICDs. 9. Complications of ICD therapy. 10. ICD follow-up. 11. Troubleshooting. 12. Cardiac resynchronization. 13. Appendix A: American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/European Society of Cardiology: 2006 Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Death . 14. Appendix B: American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/Heart Rhythm Society: 2008 Guidelines for ICD and CRT . Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781405186384
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 440
  • ID: 9781405186384
  • weight: 1238
  • ISBN10: 1405186380

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