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Arrhythmias in adult congenital heart disease : a case-based approach

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by Seshadri Balaji, Ravi Mandapati, Gary D. Webb. (1st ed.) --St. Louis, MI: Elsevier , c2019.
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Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) with this concise, practical resource by Drs. Seshadri Balaji, Ravi Mandapati, and Gary Webb. This easy-to-read reference presents a case-based approach to this fascinating and complex field.
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Balaji, Seshadri
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by Seshadri Balaji, Ravi Mandapati, Gary D. Webb
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
St. Louis, MI
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource, 200 p.
ISBN
9780323485685
Subjects (MeSH)
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - surgery
Congenital Abnormalities
Subjects (LCSH)
Arrhythmia
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - surgery
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) with this concise, practical resource by Drs. Seshadri Balaji, Ravi Mandapati, and Gary Webb. This easy-to-read reference presents a case-based approach to this fascinating and complex field.
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Atrial fibrillation and catheter ablation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Cardiology, Halifax Infirmary. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
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Atrial fibrillation is when the chambers of the heart (the atria) fibrillate (quiver). This can cause a rapid, irregular heart rhythm. This pamphlet reviews the causes and treatment of this heart problem. Catheter ablation is a non-surgical procedure that may be used when medication is not controlling your heart rhythm or symptoms. This pamphlet reviews how catheter ablation is done, risks, what to expect after your procedure, activities to avoid, and signs and symptoms to watch for.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Cardiology, Halifax Infirmary
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (11 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Atrial Fibrillation
Heart
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Subjects (LCSH)
Atrial fibrillation
Arrhythmia
Heart beat
Abstract
Atrial fibrillation is when the chambers of the heart (the atria) fibrillate (quiver). This can cause a rapid, irregular heart rhythm. This pamphlet reviews the causes and treatment of this heart problem. Catheter ablation is a non-surgical procedure that may be used when medication is not controlling your heart rhythm or symptoms. This pamphlet reviews how catheter ablation is done, risks, what to expect after your procedure, activities to avoid, and signs and symptoms to watch for.
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Prepared by: Division of Cardiology, Halifax Infirmary
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Cardiac arrhythmias : from basic mechanism to state-of-the-art management

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Ambrose S. Kibos, Bradley P. Knight, Vidal Essebag, Steven B. Fishberger, Mark Slevin, Ion C. Tintoiu, editors. --London: Springer , c2014.
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The past 50 years have witnessed the growth and evolution of clinical electrophysiology from a field whose goals were simply to understand of the mechanisms of arrhythmia to one of significant therapeutic impact. The development and refinement of implantable devices and catheter ablation have made non-pharmacological therapy a treatment of choice for most arrhythmias encountered in clinical practice. Cardiac Arrhythmias: From Basic Mechanism To State-of-the-Art Management provides an electrophy…
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Kibos, Ambrose S
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Ambrose S. Kibos, Bradley P. Knight, Vidal Essebag, Steven B. Fishberger, Mark Slevin, Ion C. Tintoiu, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 678 pages)
ISBN
9781447153160 (electronic bk.)
9781447153153
Subjects (MeSH)
Arrhythmias, cardiac
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Arrhythmia
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Abstract
The past 50 years have witnessed the growth and evolution of clinical electrophysiology from a field whose goals were simply to understand of the mechanisms of arrhythmia to one of significant therapeutic impact. The development and refinement of implantable devices and catheter ablation have made non-pharmacological therapy a treatment of choice for most arrhythmias encountered in clinical practice. Cardiac Arrhythmias: From Basic Mechanism To State-of-the-Art Management provides an electrophysiologic approach to arrhythmias predicated on the hypothesis that a better understanding of the mechanisms of arrhythmias will lead to more successful and rationally chosen therapy. It encompasses the anatomy of arrhythmias, diagnostic methods, comorbid diseases, and the treatment of all forms of cardiac arrhythmias. It discusses modern ablation and mapping techniques, while reviews the methodology required to define the mechanism and site of origin of arrhythmias, so that safe and effective therapy can be chosen. It will thus be of interest to all involved in the management of these patients, from clinical cardiac electrophysiologists themselves to clinical cardiologists, interventionalists, cardiac surgeons, emergency medicine physicians and researchers in basic cardiac science.
Contents
1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Atrioventricular Node: Basic Concepts -- 2. Anatomy and Physiology of the Atrioventricular Node: What Do We Know Today? -- 3. Molecular Basis of Arrhythmias Associated with the Cardiac Conduction System -- 4. Functional Anatomy in Arrhythmias and Vascular Support of the Conduction System -- 5. Autonomic Control of Cardiac Arrhythmia -- 6. Neural Mechanisms of Arrhythmia -- 7. Understanding the Genetic Basis of Atrial Fibrillation: Towards a Pharmacogenetic Approach for Arrhythmia Treatment -- 8. Importance of Isthmus Structure in the Right Atrium -- 9. Channelopathies and Heart Disease -- 10. Late Open Artery Hypothesis and Cardiac Electrical Stability -- 11. The Clinical Utility of 12-Lead Resting ECG in the Era of Ablation Strategies -- 12. Long-Term ECG (Holter) Monitoring and Head-Up Tilt Test -- 13. Echocardiography in Arrhythmias -- 14. Electrophysiologic Testing and Cardiac Mapping -- 15. How to Differentiate Between AVRT, AT, AVNRT, and Junctional Tachycardia Using the Baseline ECG and Intracardiac Tracings -- 16. Recognizing the Origin of Ventricular Premature Depolarization During Sinus Rhythm and During Non- sustained Tachycardia -- 17. Detection and Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Stroke or TIA in Clinical Practice -- 18. Ventricular Arrhythmias During Acute Myocardial Ischemia/Infarction: Mechanisms and Management -- 19. Arrhythmias and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy -- 20. Lai Tai, the Mysterious Death of Young Thai Men -- 21. Cardiac Arrest Arrhythmias -- 22. Electrical Storm: Recent Advances -- 23. Electrical Storm: Clinical Management -- 24. Cellular Pharmacology of Cardiac Automaticity and Conduction: Implications in Antiarrhythmic Drug Assessment -- 25. Biophysical and Molecular Targets -- 26. Proarrhythmia (Secondary) -- 27. Connexin-43 Expression: A Therapeutic Target for the Treatment of Ventricular Tachycardia -- 28. Biophysics of Modern Ablation Techniques and Their Limitations -- 29. Cardiac Imaging to Assist Complex Ablation Procedures -- 30. AVNRT Ablation: Significance of Anatomic Findings and Nodal Physiology -- 31. Mechanisms of Atrial Fibrillation -- 32. Importance of Left Atrial Imaging in Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation -- 33. Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: From Guidelines to Clinical Reality -- 34. Atrial Fibrillation: Should Cardiac Surgeons Be Consulted? -- 35. Atrial Arrhythmias After AF Ablation: Challenge for the Next Decade? -- 36. Cavotricuspid Isthmus Anatomy Particularities in Atrial Flutter Ablation -- 37. Location of Accessory Pathways in WPW: What and How Should We Ablate -- 38. VT Ablation Importance of Linear Lesions and Late Potentials -- 39. Programmed Stimulation During Mapping and Ablation of VT -- 40. Catheter Ablation in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease -- 41. Interventional Electrophysiology in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease -- 42. Epicardial Mapping and Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias -- 43. Robotic Ablation in Electrophysiology -- 44. Strategies for Restoring Cardiac Synchrony by Cardiac Pacing -- 45. Device Therapy for Bradycardias -- 46. Pacemaker Dependence After Atrioventricular Node Ablation -- 47. Pacing Site: From Theory to Practice -- 48. Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators in the Pediatric and Congenital Heart Population -- 49. Sensing Issues in CRT Devices -- 50. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Do Benefits Justify the Costs and Are They Sustained Over the Long Term? -- 51. Complications of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIED) -- 52. Peri-device Implantation Anticoagulation Management: Evidence and Clinical Implications.
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Clinical arrhythmology and electrophysiology : a companion to Braunwald's heart disease

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Ziad F. Issa, John M. Miller, Douglas P. Zipes. (3rd ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elseiver , c2019.
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With its unique, singular focus on the clinical aspect of cardiac arrhythmias, Clinical Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease makes it easy to apply today's most up-to-date guidelines for diagnosis and treatment. An expert author team provides clear, clinically focused guidance on all types of cardiac arrhythmias, including practical techniques for managing complex patients.
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Issa, Ziad F
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Miller, John M
Zipes, Douglas P
Responsibility
Ziad F. Issa, John M. Miller, Douglas P. Zipes
Edition
3rd ed.
Alternate Title
Clinical arrhythmology & electrophysiology
Braunwald's clinical arrhythmology and electrophysiology
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elseiver
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource, 744 p.
ISBN
9780323523561
Subjects (MeSH)
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - diagnosis
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - physiopathology
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac
Subjects (LCSH)
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - diagnosis
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - physiopathology
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac
Arrhythmia
Heart - Electric properties
Specialty
Cardiology
Monitoring, Physiologic
Physiology
Abstract
With its unique, singular focus on the clinical aspect of cardiac arrhythmias, Clinical Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease makes it easy to apply today's most up-to-date guidelines for diagnosis and treatment. An expert author team provides clear, clinically focused guidance on all types of cardiac arrhythmias, including practical techniques for managing complex patients.
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Clinical Assessment of the Autonomic Nervous System

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Satoshi Iwase, Junichiro Hayano, Satoshi Orimo, editors. --Tokyo: Springer , 2017.
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This book describes newly developed methods of assessing the autonomic nervous system. Up-to-date information on microneurographic analysis of human cardiovascular and thermoregulatory function in humans, heart rate variability, and 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scintigraphy are provided. Microneurography, which was originally developed as a technique to analyze the afferent muscle spindle, came to be used to analyze sympathetic nerve activity in the mid-1980s. In the twenty-first century…
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Iwase, Satoshi
Hayano, Junichiro
Orimo, Satoshi
Responsibility
Satoshi Iwase, Junichiro Hayano, Satoshi Orimo, editors
Place of Publication
Tokyo
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 317 pages) : 103 illus., 38 illus. in color
ISBN
9784431560128
9784431560104 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiac Imaging Techniques - methods
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - diagnosis
Autonomic Nervous System - physiopathology
Heart Rate - physiology
Radionuclide Imaging - methods
Abstract
This book describes newly developed methods of assessing the autonomic nervous system. Up-to-date information on microneurographic analysis of human cardiovascular and thermoregulatory function in humans, heart rate variability, and 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scintigraphy are provided. Microneurography, which was originally developed as a technique to analyze the afferent muscle spindle, came to be used to analyze sympathetic nerve activity in the mid-1980s. In the twenty-first century, this technique has become prevalent all over the world especially in investigating the pathophysiology of human cardiovascular function. It is also now used in researching human thermoregulatory function. Heart rate variability is another valuable tool in investigating the current status of human vagal function and in predicting future cardiovascular disease. MIBG is also used to assess cardiac noradrenergic function, especially decreases associated with Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, and multisystem atrophy. Overviews of recent advances in these three important assessments are provided by leading experts. Clinical Assessment of the Autonomic Nervous System is a useful resource for neurologists and researchers of clinical neurophysiology.
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PART I: Sympathetic Microneurography -- 1. Introduction to Sympathetic Microneurography -- 2. Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity in Neurological Disorders -- 3. Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity and Cardiovascular Diseases -- 4. Skin sympathetic nerve activity and thermoregulatory control in humans -- 5. Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity and Syncope -- 6. Single Fiber Analysis of Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity -- PART II: Heart Rate Variability (HRV) -- 7. Introduction to Heart Rate Variability -- 8. Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and Entraining Heartbeats with Cheyne-Stokes Respiration - Cardiopulmonary Works to be Minimal by Synchronizing Heartbeats with Breathing -- 9. Heart RateVariability and Sympathetic Nerve Activity -- 10. Heart Rate Variability and Cardiac Diseases -- 11. Heart-rate Variability and Neurological Disorders -- PART III: Cardiac MIBG Scintigraphy -- 12. An introduction to MIBG cardiac scintigraphy -- 13. Noradrenaline and 123I-meta-iodobenzylguanidine Kinetics in the Sympathetic Nervous System -- 14. Technical Considerations for MIBG Cardiac Scintigraphy -- 15. Findings of 123I-MIBG cardiac scintigraphy : ParkinsonÇÖs disease and related disorders, and others. (RBD, cardiac diseases, DM, etc) -- 16. Findings of MIBG Cardiac Scintigraphy: Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Related Dementia -- 17. Physiological Background of Reduced Cardiac 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine Uptake -- 18. Pathological background of reduced cardiac MIBG uptake -- 19. Clinical Implication of Reduced Cardiac MIBG Uptake.
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Heart rate variability

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Gernot Ernst. --London: Springer , c2014.
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This book is an evaluation of heart rate variability (HRV), the tendency for the heart rate to oscillate, increasing and decreasing depending on a number of factors. Such oscillations can give information on the state of the complex systems involved and can reveal a higher mortality risk. The author discusses the basic functional structures responsible for HRV and the evidence for this. In addition, the book provides a framework to understand HRV within the perspective of systems biology and pr…
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Ernst, Gernot
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Gernot Ernst
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 352 pages)
ISBN
9781447143093 (electronic bk.)
9781447143086
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Rate
Arrhythmias, cardiac
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart Rate
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart beat
Arrhythmia
Abstract
This book is an evaluation of heart rate variability (HRV), the tendency for the heart rate to oscillate, increasing and decreasing depending on a number of factors. Such oscillations can give information on the state of the complex systems involved and can reveal a higher mortality risk. The author discusses the basic functional structures responsible for HRV and the evidence for this. In addition, the book provides a framework to understand HRV within the perspective of systems biology and presents basic principles and related mathematical models. Heart Rate Variability provides a thorough investigation of the clinical aspects of the concept, defining the level of risk, the practical management algorithms and clarification of the common mechanisms, such as heart rate turbulence. As such, this book will be of interest to all involved in the research and management of all the cardiovascular conditions related to this phenomenon.
Contents
Part I. Theoretical and Pathophysiological Background -- History of Heart Rate Variability -- Linear, Nonlinear and Complex Systems -- The Autonomic Nervous System -- Methodological issues -- HRV and Alterations in the Vegetative Nervous System -- Pathophysiological and Systems Biology considerations -- Part II. Clinical Studies and Applications -- General Mortality -- Cardiology -- Perioperative Care -- Intensive Care and Trauma -- Neurologic disorders -- Pain -- HRV in Oncology and Palliative Medicine -- Psychiatry -- Diabetes -- Other Studies -- Conclusion.
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