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Title Devices for cardiac resynchronization : technologic and clinical aspects / edited by S. Serge Barold, Philippe Ritter.
Imprint New York : Springer, 2008.

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Subject Arrhythmia -- Treatment.
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.
Cardiac pacing.
Arrythmias, Cardiac -- Treatment.
Defibrillators, Implantable.
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- methods.
Heart Failure -- therapy.
Alt Name Barold, S. Serge.
Ritter, Ph., 1949-
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 527 pages) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Indications and implantation for cardiac resynchronization therapy -- Do the official guidelines for cardiac resynchronization therapy need to be changed? -- Alternative techniques for left ventricular lead placement -- Importance of the right ventricular pacing site in cardiac resynchronization -- Alternative means of achieving cardiac resynchronization -- CRT-pacing only versus CRT-defibrillator -- Upgrading conventional pacemakers to CRT: indications and technical considerations -- Cardiac resynchronization for heart failure -- Update of cardiac resynchronization trials -- Cardiac resynchronization for heart failure: do we need more trials? -- Should cardiac resynchronization be considered for the prevention of heart failure? -- Left bundle branch block-induced cardiomyopathy: a new concept of mechanically induced cardiomyopathy -- Role of echocardiography before CRT implantation: can we predict nonresponders? -- Role of echocardiography after implantation of a cardiac resynchronization system -- Advances in technology -- Recent advances in the technology of cardiac resynchronization therapy -- Advances in left ventricular pacing leads -- New pacing algorithms and functions in CRT devices -- Significance of latency during left ventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization therapy -- Programmability of the interventricular interval during cardiac resynchronization therapy -- Hemodynamic sensors in heart failure devices -- Assessment of single-shock defibrillation testing of biventricular ICDs -- Follow-up -- How to program CRT devices -- Programming and follow-up of CRT and CRTD devices -- Standard electrocardiogram during cardiac resynchronization -- Cardiac arrhythmias after cardiac resynchronization -- Advances in CRT device diagnostics -- Complex issues in the follow-up of CRT devices -- Recurrent heart failure and appropriate evaluation after cardiac resynchronization therapy.
Summary The treatment of congestive heart failure by implanted biventricular pacemakers, or cardiac resynchronization, has revolutionized the practice of implanting pacemakers and defibrillators. More cardiac resynchronization therapy devices than conventional pacemakers are now being implanted and the numbers are growing worldwide. The book will be useful to cardiologists, cardiac electrophysiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiology fellows in training, intensive care specialists and anyone interested in pacing.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780387711676
0387711678
038771166X
9780387711669
1281138991
9781281138996
OCLC # 261324612
Additional Format Print version: Devices for cardiac resynchronization. New York : Springer, 2008 038771166X 9780387711669 (DLC) 2007921735 (OCoLC)145554707


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