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Antiarrhythmic Drugs

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Antoni Martínez-Rubio, Juan Tamargo, Gheorghe- Andrei Dan, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This volume reviews current and potential future therapies for arrhythmias. It is a highly practical guide for the use of pharmaceuticals in the management of the discipline, and has been written in a simple quick-access format. Antiarrhythmic Drugs builds on the current understanding of pathophysiological mechanisms and insights gained from previous studies of therapeutic interventions. It is designed to establish the baseline level of knowledge that a cardiovascular professional needs to know…
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Martínez-Rubio, Antoni
Tamargo, Juan
Dan, Gheorghe- Andrei
Responsibility
Antoni Martínez-Rubio, Juan Tamargo, Gheorghe- Andrei Dan, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 428 p.) : 35 illus., 29 illus. in color
Series Title
Current cardiovascular therapy
ISBN
9783030348939
9783030348915 (Print ed.)
9783030348922 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - drug therapy
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents - therapeutic use
Specialty
Cardiology
Pharmacology
Abstract
This volume reviews current and potential future therapies for arrhythmias. It is a highly practical guide for the use of pharmaceuticals in the management of the discipline, and has been written in a simple quick-access format. Antiarrhythmic Drugs builds on the current understanding of pathophysiological mechanisms and insights gained from previous studies of therapeutic interventions. It is designed to establish the baseline level of knowledge that a cardiovascular professional needs to know on a day-to-day basis.
Contents
1. Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmias -- 2. Class I Antiarrhythmic Drugs: Na+ Channel Blockers -- 3. Class III Antiarrhythmic Drugs -- 4. Beta-blockers as Antiarrhythmic Agents -- 5. Modulation of Calcium Handling: Calcium-Channel Modulators -- 6. Other Antiarrhythmic Drugs -- 7. Antiarrhythmic Properties of Non-Antiarrhythmic Drugs in Atrial Fibrillation: Upstream Therapy -- 8. Clinical Significance and Management of Arrhythmias.
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Early Repolarization Syndrome : Etiology and Therapeutics

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Wataru Shimizu, editor. --Singapore: Springer , c2018.
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This book presents the latest findings on early repolarization syndrome (ERS). Readers will find essential information on ERS with regard to its etiology, epidemiology, clinical diagnosis and manifestation, genetic background, and risk stratification, as well as the relationship between ERS and Brugada syndrome. Further chapters discuss pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies. Early repolarization (ER) pattern or J wave in the inferior and /or lateral leads was initially considered to…
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Shimizu, Wataru
Responsibility
Wataru Shimizu, editor
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (v, 107 p.) : 33 illus., 16 illus. in color
ISBN
9789811033797
9789811033780 (print ed.)
9789811033803 (print ed.)
9789811098581 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents - therapeutic use
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - etiology
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - therapy
Cardiac Conduction System Disease - etiology
Cardiac Conduction System Disease - therapy
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
This book presents the latest findings on early repolarization syndrome (ERS). Readers will find essential information on ERS with regard to its etiology, epidemiology, clinical diagnosis and manifestation, genetic background, and risk stratification, as well as the relationship between ERS and Brugada syndrome. Further chapters discuss pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies. Early repolarization (ER) pattern or J wave in the inferior and /or lateral leads was initially considered to be a benign electrocardiographic pattern and is often found in healthy young individuals. However, it was reported that ER or J wave was more frequently recognized in patients with idiopathic ventricular fibrillation (IVF) than in control subjects, and that there is a higher incidence of recurrent VF in case subjects with ER or J wave than in those without. This is the early repolarization syndrome or ERS, the theme of this contributed volume. ERS is diagnosed in patients with ER pattern or J wave in the inferior and /or lateral leads of the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG), who have been resuscitated from IVF. ERS is a relatively a new clinical entity in the field. This much-awaited contributed volume is one of the first references available in the market, an ideal resource for all cardiologists and electrophysiologists working on ERS and related topics.
Contents
1. Epidemiology, Prevalence of J Wave, and Early Repolarization Syndrome -- 2. Clinical Diagnosis and Manifestation of Early Repolarization Syndrome -- 3. Molecular Genetics of ERS -- 4. Ionic and Cellular Basis Underlying ERS -- 5. ERS in Relation to Brugada Syndrome -- 6. Risk Stratification of the J Wave Syndrome -- 7. Catheter Ablation for ERS -- 8. Early Repolarization Syndrome and Implantable Cardioverter–Defibrillators -- 9. Acute and Chronic Pharmacological Therapy for ERS.
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Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias

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Gan-Xin Yan, Peter R. Kowey, Charles Antzelevitch, editors. (Third edition) --Cham: Humana Press , c2020.
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A significantly expanded third edition, this book provides a comprehensive and concise overview of cardiac arrhythmias and their ECG/telemetry manifestations, including the principles of cardiac electrophysiology, current concepts of pharmacology, clinical features, diagnoses, and state-of-the-art treatments. Additionally, the book emphasizes decision-making strategies in approaching each individual patient and the application of technical innovations in specific clinical situations. Organized …
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Yan, Gan-Xin
Kowey, Peter R.
Antzelevitch, Charles
Responsibility
Gan-Xin Yan, Peter R. Kowey, Charles Antzelevitch, editors
Edition
Third edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 876 p.) : 313 illus., 192 illus. in color
Series Title
Contemporary cardiology
ISBN
9783030419677
9783030419660 (Print ed.)
9783030419684 (Print ed.)
9783030419691 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2196-8969
Subjects (MeSH)
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents - therapeutic use
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - diagnosis
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - therapy
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
A significantly expanded third edition, this book provides a comprehensive and concise overview of cardiac arrhythmias and their ECG/telemetry manifestations, including the principles of cardiac electrophysiology, current concepts of pharmacology, clinical features, diagnoses, and state-of-the-art treatments. Additionally, the book emphasizes decision-making strategies in approaching each individual patient and the application of technical innovations in specific clinical situations. Organized into eight parts, beginning chapters introduce the concepts and principles of cardiac electrophysiology, unique rhythms, and ECG waves/signs. These chapters are designed to integrate emerging knowledge in basic science and clinical medicine. Subsequent chapters focus on the diagnosis of a variety of cardiac arrhythmias using non-invasive methodology. Throughout the book, chapters continue to analyze pharmacological and other approaches to therapy of specific arrhythmias, including supraventricular tachycardias, atrial fibrillation and flutter, ventricular arrhythmias, and bradyarrhythmias. Finally, the book closes with coverage on inherited cardiac arrhythmia syndromes including the long, short QT, and J-wave syndromes, catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. The third edition of Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias, is an essential resource for physicians, residents, fellows, and medical students in cardiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, cardiac electrophysiology, and cardiac radiology.
Contents
Part I. Basic Principles of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pharmacology -- 1. Basic Principles of Cardiac Electrophysiology -- 2. Mechanisms Underlying the Development of Cardiac Arrhythmias -- 3. Genetic and Molecular Basis of Cardiac Arrhythmias -- 4. Unique Rhythm Phenomena and Mechanisms -- 5. ECG Waves and Signs: Ionic and Cellular Basis -- 6. Mechanisms of Action of Antiarrhythmic Drugs -- Part II. Diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmias Using Surface ECG and Other Non-invasive Means -- 7. Narrow-QRS Tachycardias: Differential Diagnosis at Bedside -- 8. Wide Complex Tachycardia -- 9. Bradyarrhythmias -- 10. Pacemaker-Mediated Arrhythmias -- Part III. Diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Intracardiac Approaches -- 11. Intracardiac Mapping in the Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory -- 12. Electrophysiological Maneuvers in Arrhythmia Analysis -- Part IV. Specific Arrhythmias -- 13. Atrio-ventricular Nodal Reentry -- 14. Atrioventricular Reentry Tachycardia -- 15. Atrial Tachycardia -- 16. Pharmacologic Management of Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter -- 17. Atrial Fibrillation: Catheter Ablation and a Hybrid Approach -- 18. Ventricular Tachycardia and Fibrillation: Pharmacologic Therapy -- 19. Ventricular Tachycardia: Catheter Ablation -- 20. Acquired Long QT Syndrome and Torsades de Pointes -- 21. Indications for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators -- 22. Indications for Temporary and Permanent Pacemakers -- 23. Overview of Syncope -- Part V. Arrhythmias-Related Cardiomyopathy and Others -- 24. Arrhythmia-Induced Cardiomyopathies -- 25. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy -- 26. Anti-arrhythmic Effects of Non-anti-arrhythmic Drugs or Therapies -- Part VI. Arrhythmias in Specific Populations -- 27. Arrhythmias in the Athlete -- 28. Arrhythmias During Pregnancy and Postpartum -- 29. Arrhythmias in Children and Patients with Congenital Heart Disease -- Part VII. Inherited Cardiac Arrhythmia Syndromes -- 30. J Wave Syndromes: Brugada and Early Repolarization Syndromes -- 31. Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia -- 32. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy -- 33. Congenital Long-QT Syndrome: From Genetics to Clinical Management -- 34. Short QT Syndrome.
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