4 edition of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for the Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias found in the catalog.
June 1, 2002
by Blackwell Publishing Limited
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||377|
Arrhythmias - Diagnosis and Treatment. Some patients with heart rhythm disturbances ("arrhythmias") do not respond adequately to treatment with medication, and for other arrhythmia patients, therapy with medications is not as safe or appropriate as more definitive er ablation (a-blay-shun) is a procedure used to selectively eliminate (damage . In addition, a large series of consecutive patients undergoing endo- and epicardial radiofrequency catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias demonstrated the effectiveness of the irrigated catheter with similar success rates (≥85%) to manual ablation at >11 months follow-up. Patients included were with or without structural heart by:
Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive procedure used in the treatment of varicose veins. It is an alternative to the traditional stripping operation. Under ultrasound guidance, a radiofrequency catheter is inserted into the abnormal vein and the vessel treated with radio-energy, resulting in closure of the involved : , , , , The 2nd edition of Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias, written by Shoei K. Stephen Huang, MD and Mark A. Wood, MD, provides you with the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of the latest ablation techniques, from direct-current to radiofrequency to cryoenergy. It offers the latest information on anatomy, diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, mapping, and the use .
Catheter ablation is a procedure used to remove or terminate a faulty electrical pathway from sections of the hearts of those who are prone to developing cardiac arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardias (SVT) and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW syndrome). If not controlled, such arrhythmias increase the risk of ventricular fibrillation ICDCM: Catheter ablation of SVT has emerged as a curative treatment with high success rates and plays a central role in the management of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT).This short review aims to give an update on the outcomes of catheter ablation and provide a guide to appropriate decision making in patients with SVT.
Abstract. Cardiac anatomy remains a cornerstone for successful and safe interventional treatment for cardiac arrhythmias. The importance of appreciating detailed anatomy and correlating the specifics real time with fluoroscopy and intracardiac echocardiography as well as the sensed electrograms have become even more relevant with complex arrhythmia management.
Radiofrequency catheter ablation is a safe and presently a routine method for the treatment of arrhythmias. This practical atlas presents illustrative cases aiming to inform practitioners and aid in the management of their : Retac.
Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for the Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias: A Practical Atlas with Illustrative Cases [RETAC (Réseau Européen pour le Traitement des Arythmies Cardiaques - Reunion of European Countries for the Treatment of Arrhythmias in Cardiology)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for the Treatment of Format: Hardcover. Request PDF | Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias | The management of cardiac arrhythmias has been revolutionized by the use of new diagnostic and Author: Davendra Mehta.
Outcome and complications compared with radiofrequency catheter ablation are similar, except for a higher incidence of phrenic nerve palsy. Several catheter-based ablation devices have been developed and adapted to improve not only lesion durability, but also safety profiles, procedure time and radiation exposure.
Radiofrequency catheter ablation. Cardiac arrhythmias have been linked to SCD and the handling of these has been facilitated by the ability to definitively treat many patients with radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation. Two very common arrhythmias treated are atrial fibrillation (AF) and ventricular tachycardia (VT).Cited by: 2.
Nonpharmacologic therapy for symptomatic and life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias includes the use of catheter ablation, the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for ventricular arrhythmias, and, at times, cardiac surgery.
The clinical role of catheter ablation in the treatment of arrhythmias will be reviewed here. Get this from a library. Radiofrequency catheter ablation for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias: a practical atlas with illustrative cases. [Réseau Européen pour. Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias has been so extensively updated for its third edition that the book now features a new title: Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Basic Concepts and Clinical editors bring you 21 polished chapters, each updating the fundamentals and progressing to advanced concepts, providing state-of-the.
Catheter ablation works by killing a very small amount of the abnormal heart muscle that is causing the heart to beat irregularly. During RF and cryoablation, an electrophysiologist (a heart doctor experienced in treating heart rhythm problems) threads a catheter, which is a long, flexible tube, through a vein in the crease of the leg up into.
Radiofrequency Ablation. Since the s, RF catheter ablation has revolutionized the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, providing long-term curative therapy for many arrhythmias without the need for medications. This section discusses the biophysics of RF catheter ablation.
Radiofrequency Energy Sources. Whether you are in the lab or the office, stay current in the ever-evolving field of electrophysiology with Catheter Ablation of Cardiac zed by type of arrhythmia, this simple yet comprehensive medical reference book provides detailed information on anatomy, diagnoses, mapping/ablation, and troubleshooting.
The book also extensively covers the updated, basic. Cardiac electrophysiology is now an established specialty within cardiology. 1,2 Although the word “cure” is not widely applicable in medicine, it can now justifiably be used for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.
Catheter ablation is a safe and curative option for most arrhythmias, with % cure rates among the arrhythmias treated Cited by: 2. Radiofrequency catheter ablation is a first-line treatment for supraventricular arrhythmias and for some ventricular tachycardias. Atrioventricular (AV) nodal tachycardia is characterised by a.
Follow-up of radiofrequency catheter ablation in children: results in consecutive patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. Jun; 23 (7)– Calkins H, Niklason L, Sousa J, el-Atassi R, Langberg J, Morady F.
Radiation exposure during radiofrequency catheter ablation of accessory atrioventricular connections. by: 8. Image integration guided catheter ablation is a promising and growing field. It has broad applicability in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.
However, the current image integration technique has several limitations. Radiofrequency ablation or cryoablation can be used during epicardial ablation. Sometimes ventricular tachycardia ablation involves treatment inside the heart and outside the heart at the same time.
Ventricular tachycardia ablation typically takes three to six hours. In addition to coverage of the atrial fibrillation ablation, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, prevention of sudden cardiac death, and syncope, the physician will find cutting-edge clinical discussions about radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment of atrial.
For many cardiac arrhythmias, catheter cryoablation is now a safe and effective alternative to RF ablation. Freezor ┬«, a 7F cryocatheter, has been in clinical use in Europe, Canada and the US for several that time, it has established a record of safety and effectiveness in the treatment of arrhythmias, particularly in peri-nodal procedures.
Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation This is a treatment procedure for cardiac arrhythmias such as supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation. An electrophysiological study is first performed to confirm the mechanism and origin of. This book on catheter ablation gives a comprehensive overview of the subject.
It is a practical guide for exact diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias, mapping of cardiac arrhythmias with newest 3D technology and catheter ablation of various arrhythmias from WPW syndrome to atrial fibrillation.Cardiac catheter ablation; Radiofrequency ablation; Catheter cryoablation; What Is Catheter Ablation?
Catheter ablation (ab-LA-shun) is a medical procedure used to treat some types of arrhythmia (ah-RITH-me-ah). An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat.
During catheter ablation, a long, thin, flexible tube is put into.Title:Use of Bipolar Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation in the Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias VOLUME: 14 ISSUE: 3 Author(s):Filip Soucek* and Zdenek Starek Affiliation:International Clinical Research Center, St.
Anne`s University Hospital Brno, Brno, Czech Republic and Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, International Clinical Research Center, St.
Anne`s Cited by: 1.