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Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation and Resynchronization: A Clinical Approach, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-4443-6011-0
640 pages
September 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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Consisting of 13 chapters, this book is uniformly written to provide sensible, matter-of-fact methods for understanding and caring for patients with permanent pacemakers, ICDs and CRT systems.

Now improved and updated, including a new chapter on programming and optimization of CRT devices, this second edition presents a large amount of information in an easily digestible form. Cardiac Pacing and Defibrillation offers sensible, matter-of-fact methods for understanding and caring for patients, making everyday clinical encounters easier and more productive.

Readers will appreciate the knowledge and experience shared by the authors of this book.

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Contributors, vii

Preface, ix

1 Clinically Relevant Basics of Pacing and Defibrillation, 1
T. Jared Bunch, David L. Hayes, Paul A. Friedman

2 Hemodynamics of Device Therapy, 43
David L. Hayes, Paul A. Friedman, Samuel J. Asirvatham

3 Indications for Pacemakers, ICDs and CRT, 82
Apoor S. Gami, David L. Hayes, Paul A. Friedman

4 Generator and Lead Selection, 121
Samuel J. Asirvatham, David L. Hayes, Paul A. Friedman

5 Implantation and Extraction Techniques, 144
David L. Hayes, Paul A. Friedman, Samuel J. Asirvatham

6 Implantation-related Complications, 202
David L. Hayes, Paul A. Friedman

7 Pacemaker and Cardiac Resynchronization Timing Cycles and Electrocardiography, 234
David L. Hayes, Paul J. Wang, Samuel J. Asirvatham, Paul A. Friedman

8 Programming, 300
David L. Hayes, Charles D. Swerdlow, Paul A. Friedman

9 Rate-adaptive Pacing, 380
David L. Hayes, Samuel J. Asirvatham

10 Troubleshooting, 401
Paul A. Friedman, Charles D. Swerdlow, David L. Hayes

11 Pacemaker, ICD and CRT Radiography, 517
David L. Hayes, Paul A. Friedman

12 Electromagnetic Interference and Implantable Devices, 550
David L. Hayes, Paul A. Friedman

13 Follow-up, 572
David L. Hayes, Niloufar Tabatabaei, Michael Glikson, Paul A. Friedman

Index, 617

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David L Hayes Chair, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Professor of Medicine, Mayo College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Paul A Friedman Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

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Sensible, matter-of-fact methods for understanding and caring for patients with pacemakers, ICDs and CRT systems

  • Presents a logical progression from descriptions of device indications to selection of hardware and implementation
  • Helps the reader understand the technical capabilities of pacemakers, ICDs and CRT
  • New chapter on programming and optimization of CRT devices
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“This book does an excellent job of explaining the basics of managing permanent pacemakers, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs), and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices.” (Doody's, April 2009)
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