Cardiac Pacing and ICDs

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 31, 2011 - Medical - 568 pages
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This fifth edition of "Cardiac Pacing and ICDs" continues to be an invaluable and accessible clinical reference guide for cardiologists, electrophysiologists, surgeons, fellows, residents, nurses, PAs, and technicians.

Fully revised and updated, this popular text offers expanded information on ICDs and CRT devices, with more focused bibliographies, enhanced figures and additional examples and tables, ensuring that this book is even better than the last edition. As with the previous edition, the chapters are organized in the sequence of the evaluation of an actual patient, making it an effective and practical guide.

Features include:

Updated information on ICDs and CRT devices New authors with up-to-date perspectives on device management Updated information based on new AHA/ACC and HRS guidelines Many completely new and updated chapters and illustrations New tables and flow charts to emphasize key concepts


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Basic concepts of pacing
Hemodynamics of cardiac pacing
Temporary cardiac pacing
Techniques of pacemaker implantation
Special issues
Pacemaker timing cycles
Evaluation and management of pacing
The implantable cardioverter
Implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation
Arrhythmia detection
ICD followup and troubleshooting
Followup assessments of

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About the author (2011)

Ken Ellenbogen, MD, is a professor of medicine and director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory at the Medical College of Virginia.

Mark Wood, MD, is associate professor and assistant director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory at the Medical College of Virginia.

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