Cardiac Arrhythmias 2003: Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Cardiac Arrhythmias, Venice 5-8 October 2003
The field of cardiac arrhythmias has been evolving so fast during the last years that scientific meetings are frequently necessary to present technological advances, to communicate results of relevant and innovative researches, to assess the impact of recently developed diagnostic and therapeutical tools, to discuss controversial aspects, and to reach a consensus on the most appropriate evaluation and management of specific problems. This is the main reason why in 1988 we started to organize a biannual International Workshop on Cardiac Arrhythmias. Since then many editions of the workshop have taken place and over the years the fame and popularity of the event have increased continuously. This book contains the Proceedings of the Eighth Edition of the Workshop th th held in Venice at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini from the 5 to the 8 of October 2003. During the meeting all the principal aspects of the different arrhythmias, from epidemiology to physiopathology, electrogenetic mechanisms, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, pshycological implications and economic costs have been discussed among the numerous experts and participants.
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Do They Exist?
Can We Do
Prognostic Significance and Management
Pill in the Pocket How Effective and Safe Is this Strategy for Treatment
Is It Useful to Avoid Immediate
Does the Policy of Repeated Early Cardioversion for Recurrences of Atrial
a New Effective
Is This Still a Valid Option?
Can the Current Results
Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Electrophysiologic Study in
Postinfarction Patients with Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction
Can We Afford
Is One Ventricular
Do Dualchamber Devices
Where Are We Now and Where
Are We Well Enough Equipped and Prepared
Is it Already Time to Update the Recent
How Effective and Safe Are They in the Treatment
Is a Cure at Hand?
Catheter Laser Balloon Ablation
Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach to Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial
DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
What Is the Role
VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS AND SUDDEN DEATH
Is ICD Implantation Useful in Patients with Arrhythmogenic
What Is the Mechanism
Localization and Ablation
An Indicator of Increased Risk
DrugInduced Torsade de Pointes Role of Genetic Factors
What Is The Prognostic Value of NonSustained Ventricular Tachycardia
Surgical Revascularization in Patients with IschemiarelatedVentricular
Heart Transplantation in Frequently Recurrent DrugRefractory
How Useful is the Clinical History?
Patients with Structural Heart Disease Syncope of Unknown Origin
Water Drinking to Prevent Orthostatic Hypotension and Neurally Mediated
Do We Know the Answer? A Negative View
Remodeling of Sinus Node Function Produced by Supraventricular
Haemodynamic Pacing When Is It Selectively Indicated?
Does It Allow Automatic Capture Detection?
What May We Expect?
How Are Perfusion and Adrenergic Innervation of the Left Ventricle
What Are the Benefits of Digital
Upgrading from Right Ventricular Apical Pacing to Biventricular Pacing
Patients with Heart Failure and Right Bundle Branch Block or Nonspecific
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Is Atrial Resynchronization
How to Detect and Manage PacemakerICD Failure and Infections
How to Detect and Treat superior Vena Cava Obstruction Caused
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