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Cardiac event recorder (loop recorder)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0974
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A cardiac event recorder (loop recorder) records the electrical activity of your heart. You can use a loop recorder while you are at home and doing your usual activities. It will only record your heart activity when you press a button. A cardiac technologist will show you how to use the recorder. This pamphlet explains how to use the loop recorder, whether you can bathe or shower with the loop recorder, and what to do if you have problems with the recorder. Information on how to return the reco…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Electrocardiography, Ambulatory
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory electrocardiography
Arrhythmias
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
A cardiac event recorder (loop recorder) records the electrical activity of your heart. You can use a loop recorder while you are at home and doing your usual activities. It will only record your heart activity when you press a button. A cardiac technologist will show you how to use the recorder. This pamphlet explains how to use the loop recorder, whether you can bathe or shower with the loop recorder, and what to do if you have problems with the recorder. Information on how to return the recorder is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services
Pamphlet Number
0974
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Catheter ablation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiology 6.2. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0636
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Catheter ablation is a treatment for certain kinds of heart rhythm problems. This pamphlet explains what to expect before, during, and after catheter ablation. Topics include what catheter ablation is, how the heart works, possible risks, and how to get ready for the procedure. The pamphlet outlines what will happen when you arrive at the hospital, in the EP lab, and after the ablation. Care at home and nswers to common questions you may have are provided. Information on when to call your prima…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiology 6.2
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Catheter Ablation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheter ablation
Arrhythmia--Treatment
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
Catheter ablation is a treatment for certain kinds of heart rhythm problems. This pamphlet explains what to expect before, during, and after catheter ablation. Topics include what catheter ablation is, how the heart works, possible risks, and how to get ready for the procedure. The pamphlet outlines what will happen when you arrive at the hospital, in the EP lab, and after the ablation. Care at home and nswers to common questions you may have are provided. Information on when to call your primary health care provider and when to go to the nearest Emergency Department is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1914, "Ablation par cathéter", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiology 6.2, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0636
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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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Other Authors
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.
Contents
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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e-Book
Location
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