From anatomy and diagnostic criteria through specific mapping and ablation techniques, Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias, 4th Edition, covers all you need to know in this fast-changing field. Ideal for practitioners who need a comprehensive, user-friendly ablation text for the electrophysiology lab or office setting, this authoritative reference offers quick access to practical content, using dynamic videos, detailed tables, and high-quality images to help you apply what you learn in your practice. Incorporates recent, exciting developments in the field, including new mapping, imaging, and catheter technologies and ablation techniques. Contains new chapters on Pulmonary Vein Isolation by a Cryoballoon Catheter; Substrate-Based Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia; and Ablation of Genetically Triggered Ventricular Tachycardia/Fibrillation. Offers new and expanded coverage of difficult cases VT ablation, including VT storm and use of hemodynamic support during ablation; new techniques for ablation of persistent and long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation; cryoballoon-based pulmonary vein isolation to treat atrial fibrillation; and more. Offers expert guidance on atrial tachycardia and flutter, atrial fibrillation, atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, tachycardias related to accessory atrioventricular connections, ventricular tachycardia, transseptal catheterization techniques, ablation for pediatric patients, and patient safety and complications. Helps you master each approach with exceptional visual guidance from nearly 300 new illustrations and figures, including many new ECGs, intracardiac recordings, as well as 3D mapping, ultrasound and fluoroscopic images. Includes numerous tables that provide quick access to key points, arrhythmia mechanisms, diagnostic criteria, target sites for ablation, use of special equipment, complications, and troubleshooting problems and their solutions. Provides access to 45 video clips (18 are new!) including newer techniques for transseptal access to the left atrium, expanded use of intracardiac ultrasound, techniques of pericardial access, and many more. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
From anatomy and diagnostic criteria through specific mapping and ablation techniques, Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias, 4th Edition, covers all you need to know in this fast-changing field. Ideal for practitioners who need a comprehensive, user-friendly ablation text for the electrophysiology lab or office setting, this authoritative reference offers quick access to practical content, using detailed tables and high-quality images to help you apply what you learn in your practice. Contains new chapters on Pulmonary Vein Isolation by a Cryoballoon Catheter; Substrate-Based Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia; and Ablation of Genetically Triggered Ventricular Tachycardia/Fibrillation. Offers new and expanded coverage of difficult cases VT ablation, including VT storm and use of hemodynamic support during ablation; new techniques for ablation of persistent and long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation; cryoballoon-based pulmonary vein isolation to treat atrial fibrillation; and more. Offers expert guidance on atrial tachycardia and flutter, atrial fibrillation, atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, tachycardias related to accessory atrioventricular connections, ventricular tachycardia, transseptal catheterization techniques, ablation for pediatric patients, and patient safety and complications. Helps you master each approach with exceptional visual guidance from nearly 300 new illustrations and figures, including many new ECGs, intracardiac recordings, as well as 3D mapping, ultrasound and fluoroscopic images. -- Publisher
This book on catheter ablation gives a comprehensive overview of the subject. It is a practical guide for exact diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias, mapping of cardiac arrhythmias with newest 3D technology and catheter ablation of various arrhythmias from WPW syndrome to atrial fibrillation. Colored intracardiac tracings, as well as fluoroscopic and 3D mapping images, reflect the situation in the EP lab and will lead to the right diagnosis and successful ablation.
Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias has been so extensively updated for its third edition that the book now features a new title: Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications. The editors bring you 21 polished chapters, each updating the fundamentals and progressing to advanced concepts, providing state-of-the-art knowledge with highly relevant material for experienced electrophysiologists as well as fellows in training. This streamlined new edition features: • Two new editors, both widely published and leaders in the field of catheter ablation • 21 instead of 39 chapters, achieved by focusing on primary topics of broad interest and assimilating information from a wide range of sources • Fewer authors, chosen for their recognized contributions to the topics under discussion, providing a more integrated and coherent approach • Anatomic insights from leading pathologist Siew Yen Ho, integrated with new information from imaging technologies Each chapter dealing with ablation of a specific arrhythmia features the author's personal approach to ablation of the arrhythmia, including practical "how-to" tips, and a review of potential pitfalls. Alternate approaches and variations are succinctly summarized. Original figures and drawings illustrate specific approaches to improve the usability of the book.
Eight years have passed since the publication of the first edition of Catheter Ablation of Arrhythmias, hailed by the journal Circulation as "one of the most practical and useful books available dealing with the topic of catheter ablation…a "must have" reference…" In that time, new techniques have developed, new ablative pathways discovered, new mechanisms identified, and the skills and experience of the authors have grown. Catheter Ablation of Arrhythmias, Second Edition is written by leading international experts in cardiac electrophysiology and ablation, and represents the most contemporary information available on the subject. Each chapter incorporates and reflects the skills accumulated by individual contributors over many years of ablation practice, in some cases dating back to the original, groundbreaking work in ablation over 20 years ago. The book is larger than the first edition, with more and longer chapters, and is replete with figures that explain the individual approaches, including full color examples of relevant imaging techniques. The style is brief and succinct and extremely readable, so that information can be digested in a short time. Ablative techniques are not simply a method of treating arrhythmias, but also an important source of knowledge about the source and mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias. Curative treatment of atrial fibrillation represents a promising challenge for the new millennium. Cardiologists and electrophysiologists will find this book provides able assistance in meeting that challenge.
Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Edited by Etienne Aliot, MD, FESC, FACC, FHRS Chief of Cardiology, Hôpital Central, University of Nancy, France Michel Haïssaguerre, MD Chief of Electrophysiology, Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut-Lévêque, France Warren M. Jackman, MD Chief of Electrophysiology, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, USA In this text, internationally recognized authors explore and explain the advances in basic and clinical electrophysiology that have had the greatest impact on catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF). Designed to assist in patient care, stimulate research projects, and continue the remarkable advances in catheter ablation of AF , the book covers: the fundamental concepts of AF, origin of signals, computer simulation, and updated reviews of ablation tools the present practical approaches to the ablation of specific targets in the fibrillating atria, including pulmonary veins, atrial neural network, fragmented electrograms, and linear lesions, as well as the strategies in paroxysmal or chronic AF or facing left atrial tachycardias the special challenge of heart failure patients, the impact of ablation on mortality, atrial mechanical function, and lessons from surgical AF ablation Richly illustrated by numerous high-quality images, Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation will help every member of the patient care team.
|Author||: Douglas P. Zipes,Jose Jalife,William Gregory Stevenson|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2017-05-13|
|ISBN 10||: 0323448887|
|Pages||: 1120 pages|
Rapid advancements in cardiac electrophysiology require today’s health care scientists and practitioners to stay up to date with new information both at the bench and at the bedside. The fully revised 7th Edition of Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside, by Drs. Douglas Zipes, Jose Jalife, and William Stevenson, provides the comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage you need, including the underlying basic science and the latest clinical advances in the field. An attractive full-color design features color photos, tables, flow charts, ECGs, and more. All chapters have been significantly revised and updated by global leaders in the field, including 19 new chapters covering both basic and clinical topics. New topics include advances in basic science as well as recent clinical technology, such as leadless pacemakers; catheter ablation as a new class I recommendation for atrial fibrillation after failed medical therapy; current cardiac drugs and techniques; and a new video library covering topics that range from basic mapping (for the researcher) to clinical use (implantations). Each chapter is packed with the latest information necessary for optimal basic research as well as patient care, and additional figures, tables, and videos are readily available online. New editor William G. Stevenson, highly regarded in the EP community, brings a fresh perspective to this award-winning text.
The breadth and range of the topics covered, and the consistent organization of each chapter, give you simple but detailed access to information on anatomy, diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, mapping, and ablation. the book includes a unique section on troubleshooting difficult cases for each arrhythmia, and the use of tables, illustrations, and high-quality figures is unmatched among publications in the field.
The expanded guide to cardiac mapping The effective diagnosis and treatment of heart disease may vitally depend upon accurate and detailed cardiac mapping. However, in an era of rapid technological advancement, medical professionals can encounter difficulties maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of current methods. This fifth edition of the much-admired Cardiac Mapping is, therefore, essential, offering a level of cutting-edge insight that is unmatched in its scope and depth. Featuring contributions from a global team of electrophysiologists, the book builds upon previous editions' comprehensive explanations of the mapping, imaging, and ablation of the heart. Nearly 100 chapters provide fascinating accounts of topics ranging from the mapping of supraventricular and ventriculararrhythmias, to compelling extrapolations of how the field might develop in the years to come. In this text, readers will find: Full coverage of all aspects of cardiac mapping, and imaging Explorations of mapping in experimental models of arrhythmias Examples of new catheter-based techniques Access to a companion website featuring additional content and illustrative video clips Cardiac Mapping is an indispensable resource for scientists, clinical electrophysiologists, cardiologists, and all physicians who care for patients with cardiac arrhythmias.
Cryoablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias, by Audrius Bredikis, MD and David Wilber, MD, is the first comprehensive text devoted solely to the effective and appropriate use of cryoablation in the management of cardiac arrhythmias. This user-friendly, all-in-one reference provides clear explanations complemented by abundant, high-quality, full-color clinical photos, and at-a-glance tables making it easy to access the information you need to master even the most challenging cryoablation procedures for adult patients, pediatric/adolescent patients, and cardiac surgery patients. Deepen your understanding of all aspects of cryoablation in cardiac arrhythmias while building your clinical knowledge of the latest technologies and procedures. Master the latest cryoablation procedures for adult patients (AVNRT cryoablation, WPW and septal pathways, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation, balloon-based cryoablation, RVOT cryoablation); pediatric and adolescent patients (AVNRT cryoablation, WPW cryoablation, cryoablation for pediatric coronary sinus); and cardiac surgery patients (left atrial cryoablation procedure for AF; epicardial cryoablation of AF in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery; epicardial ablation with argon-based cryo-clamp; cryoablation of ventricular tachycardias). Implement truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices from a team of contributors and editors comprised of the world’s leading experts. Find information quickly and easily thanks to consistent and tightly focused chapters and a full-color design with tables, illustrations, and high-quality images.
|Author||: Ngai-Yin Chan|
|Publisher||: John Wiley & Sons|
|Release Date||: 2013-08-07|
|ISBN 10||: 1118451821|
|Pages||: 144 pages|
Offering patients a higher safety profile and less discomfort than radio-frequency ablation, catheter cryoablation is a safe, effective and efficient alternative for clinicians treating atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias. In The Practice of Catheter Cryoablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias, cardiac electrophysiologists, cardiologists and cardiology fellows will be able to gain an in-depth update in this rapidly advancing field. Those who wish to offer their patients this treatment option will learn how to master various procedural techniques related to catheter cryoablation. Edited by the pioneer of cryoablation therapy in Asia, with chapters written by expert cardiac electrophysiologists from centers in Asia, Europe and the US who have extensive experience using cryoablation to treat patients, this new book: Provides comprehensive, clinically-focused guidance on all applications of catheter cryoablation for the treatment of arrhythmias Focuses on catheter-based techniques that can be performed in the EP laboratory Reflects global best practices form centers with extensive experience in cryoablation techniques Covers the use of catheter cryoablation in both adult and pediatric arrhythmias To further enhance reader's understanding of the emergent techniques covered in the text, the book's companion website features video clips of live cryoablation procedures, plus case-based self-assessment questions for selected chapters.
|Author||: Ziad Issa,John M. Miller,Douglas P. Zipes|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2018-08-07|
|ISBN 10||: 0323568823|
|Pages||: 752 pages|
Part of the highly regarded Braunwald’s family of cardiology references, Clinical Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology, 3rd Edition, offers complete coverage of the latest diagnosis and management options for patients with arrhythmias. Expanded clinical content and clear illustrations keep you fully abreast of current technologies, new syndromes and diagnostic procedures, new information on molecular genetics, advances in ablation, and much more.