Your must-have bench reference for cardiac electrophysiology is now better than ever! This globally recognized gold standard text provides a complete overview of clinical EP, with in-depth, expert information that helps you deliver superior clinical outcomes. In this updated 5th Edition, you'll find all-new material on devices, techniques, trials, and much more, including a significantly expanded collection of videos and case studies online - all designed to help you strengthen your skills in this fast-changing area and stay on the cutting edge of today's most successful cardiac EP techniques.
Expert guidance from world authorities who contribute fresh perspectives on the challenging clinical area of cardiac electrophysiology.
New to this Edition
New focus on clinical relevance throughout, with reorganized content and 15 new chapters.
New coverage of balloons, snares, venoplasty, spinal and neural stimulation, subcutaneous ICDs and leadless pacing, non-CS lead implantation, His bundle pacing, and much more.
New sections on cardiac anatomy and physiology and imaging of the heart, a new online chapter covering radiography of devices, and thought-provoking new information on the basic science of device implantation.
State-of-the-art guidance on pacing for spinal and neural stimulation, computer simulation and modeling, biological pacemakers, perioperative and pre-procedural management of device patients, and much more.
Greatly expanded online video library demonstrating key procedures and new technologies such as sub Q ICDs, implantation of non-coronary sinus left ventricular leads, the use of snares, and venoplasty of the subclavian and coronary sinus.
More than 60 multimedia case presentations online covering a broad range of heart rhythm scenarios.
Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
SECTION 1: Basic Principles
1 Cardiac Anatomy and Pathology
2 Imaging of Cardiac Anatomy
3 Stimulation and Excitation of Cardiac Tissues
4 Sensing and Detection with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices
5 Device-Based Modulation of the Autonomic Nervous System
6 Tachycardia Termination by Shocks and Pacing
7 Physiology of Cardiac Pacing and Resynchronization
SECTION 2: Engineering and Construction of Devices and Leads
8 Power Sources and Capacitors for Pacemakers and ICDs
9 Lead Connection Systems and Standards For Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices
10 Sensors for Implantable Cardiac Pacing Devices
11 Leads and Electrodes for Implantable Electronic Devices
12 Electronic Magnetic Interference and Magnetic Resonance Compatibility
SECTION 3: Established and Emerging Clinical Concepts
13 Pacing for Sinus Node Disease
14 Atrioventricular Conduction System Disease
15 Pacing in Reflex (Neurally-Mediated) Syncopes
16 Defibrillation Therapy
17 Subcutaneous and Alternative Defibrillation Techniques
18 Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
19 Pacing and Defibrillation Use in Pediatric Patients
20 Leadless Pacing
21 Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in Inherited Arrhythmia Syndromes
22 Principles and Applications of Computer Modeling in Device Patients
23 The Biological Pacemaker
24 Neural and Spinal Stimulation
25 Implantable Cardiac Rhythm and Hemodynamic Monitors
SECTION 4: Implantation Techniques
26 Pacemaker and ICD Implantation in Adults
27 Pacemaker and ICD Implantation in Children and Congenital Heart Disease
28 Implantation of the Subcutaneous ICD
29 Intraoperative Assessment of Stimulation, Sensing, Detection, and Defibrillation
30 CS Left Ventricular Lead Implantation
31 Non CS-Related LV Lead Implantation
32 Interventional Techniques For Device Implantation
33 Prevention and Treatment of Procedural and Device-Related Complications
34 Device Removal, Replacement, and Upgrades
35 Lead Removal and Extraction
SECTION 5: Follow-up and Programming
36 Timing Cycles of Implantable Devices
37 Pacemaker Programming and Troubleshooting
38 ICD Programming and Troubleshooting
39 CRT Programming and Troubleshooting
40 Remote and In-Person Follow-up of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices
41 Perioperative and Periprocedural Management, Electromagnetic Interference, and CIEDs
42 Managing Advisories of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices
43 Establishing and Managing a Device Clinic and Databases
44 Social and Ethical Principles of Device Therapy
SECTION 6: Online-Only Chapter(s)
By Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, MD, Kontos Professor of Medicine, Chair, Division of Cardiology, VCU School of Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, 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, Ohio, USA; G. Neal Kay, MD, Director, Clinical Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA; Chu Pak Lau, MD, MBBS, FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Medicine), FHKCP, Specialist in Cardiology, Honorary Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China and Angelo Auricchio, MD, PhD, FESC, Director, Clinical Electrophysiology Program, Division of Cardiology, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland; Professor of Cardiology, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany