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Atrial Fibrillation: From Bench to Bedside (Contemporary Cardiology)

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Advancements in the treatment and prevention of Atrial Fibrillation are presented in this important new book. Atrial Fibrillation affects approximately 2.5 million individuals in the United States and is projected to affect 15 million individuals by 2050. In Atrial Fibrillation: From Bench to Bedside, the reader is provided with the latest information that is critically important in the daily care and for the potential cure of patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Each chapter deals with a different aspect of Atrial Fibrillation and was authored by internationally recognized experts in the evolving field of cardiac electrophysiology. This book is a single source that provides a multi-perspective look at and approach to Atrial Fibrillation. Because Atrial Fibrillation is so prevalent and affects all areas of medicine, the information in this book will be useful to cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, researchers, and all those in the medical field.

Book News Annotation:

These 31 articles report on a wide range of aspects of atrial fibrillation (AF), in part because AF is common and increasing exponentially as the population ages and affects all areas of medicine. Articles include an introduction to its epidemiology and impact on the health care system, including papers on the economic costs of AF and its treatment by ablation; AF's pathophysiology, molecular mechanisms and genetics, including electrical and structural modeling and remodeling, the role of oxidant stress, and intracellular calcium dynamics; medical treatment, including recent trials of medical therapies; AF ablation, including the applied cardiac anatomy for catheter ablation, techniques and hybrid strategies; surgery for AF, including minimally invasive surgical treatment; imaging technologies and associates arrhythmias, including CT and MR images, three-dimensional mapping, remote catheter navigation and strategies for left atrial flutter; and future directions in AF research and treatment. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This important new book presents advancements in the treatment and prevention of Atrial Fibrillation (AF). The reader is provided with the latest information that is critically important in the daily care and for the potential cure of patients with AF.

Table of Contents

Introduction Epidemiology of Atrial Fibrillation and Impact on Health System Epidemiology of Atrial Fibrillation: The rising prevalence by Benzy J. Padanilam MD and Eric Prystowsky MD Economic Costs associated with Atrial Fibrillation by Thomas M. Maddox MD MSc and Ira S. Nash MD and Valentin Fuster MD, PHD Cost-effectiveness of Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation by John Meulet MBBS (Hons) FRACP, Mohamed Kanj MD and David O. Martin MD, MPH Cellular electrophysiology and the substrate for Atrial Fibrillation by Joachim R. Ehrlich MD, Pierre Coutu MD, Yung-Hsin Yeh MD, Xiaoyan Qi MD, Stanley Nattel MD Electrical and Structural Remodeling in Atrial Fibrillation: The role of oxidant stress and systemic inflammation by David Van Wagoner PhD Genetics of Atrial fibrillation by Ramon Brugada MD and Stefan Kaab MD, PhD Dominant Frequency Mapping to access the consequences of remodeling in the Mechanism of Atrial Fibrillation by Jose Jaliffe MD and Omer Berenfeld PhD Intracellular calcium dynamics and AF by Chung-Chuan Chou MD, Peng-Sheng Chen MD, Shien-Fong Lin PhD Role of Vagus in Atrial Fibrillation and Therapeutic Applications by Youhua Zhang MD, PhD and Todor Mazgalev PhD Atrial Fibrillation Genetic Considerations by Qing Wang PhD, MBA Medical Treatment in AF Review of recent trials of medical therapy for Atrial Fibrillation by Carlo Stuglin MD and D. George Wyse MD, PhD Antithrombotic Treatment and Cardioversion of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation by Boris S. Lowe, MB ChB, Allan Klein MD and Mina Chung MD Current Role of Medical Therapy for Prevention or Termination of Atrial Fibrillation by Adrian Baranchuk MD, Carlos A. Morillo MD, Martin Thoenes MD, Rodolpho Ventura MD, Stuart J. Connolly Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Applied Cardiac Anatomy for Catheter ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Kalyanam Shivkumar MD, PhD Selection of ablation Catheters, Energy sources, and power delivery by David Cesario MD PhD, Osamu Fujimura MD, Amar Mahajan MD PhD, Noel G Boyle MD PhD, Kalyanam Shivkumar MD Anatomically-Guided Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation by Oral Hankan MD, Fred Morady MD Chronic Atrial Fibrillation and catheter ablation by Pierre Jais MD, Mark O'Neill MD, Meleze Hocini MD, Frederick Sacher MD, Nicolas Derval MD, Jacques Clementy MD, Michel Haissaguerre MD Hybrid Strategies for ablation of Permanent AF: Targeting AF NEST in sinus Rhythm and CFAE in AF by Mauricio Arruda MD, Samy Claude Elayi MD, Jose Carlos Pachon MD, Andrea Natale MD Isolation of Pulmonary Vein Antrum Triggers by Mohamed Kanj MD, Atul Verma MD, Dimpi Patel MD and Robert Schweikert MD Complications and definition of success by Adam Shapira MD and David Wilber MD Strategies on how to diagnose, prevent, and treat pulmonary vein stenosis by Douglas Packer, MD Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation with Surgery by A. Marc Gillinov MD and Adam Saltman MD, PhD Epicardial Atrial Fibrillation ablation by Patrick McCarthy MD and Jane Kruse, RN, BSN Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation by Randal Wolf MD V. Imaging, Technologies, and Associated Arrhythmias CT scan and MRI in Atrial Fibrillation by Hsuan-Ming Tsao MD and Shih-Ann Chen MD Integrative approaches to imaging including fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, and echocardiographic techniques by Oral Hankan MD and Fred Morady MD Balloon based technologies by Hiroshi Nakagawa MD, PhD, Katsuaki Yokoyama MD, PhD, Hiroshi Aoyama MD, PhD, Sara Foresti MD, Jan V. Pitha MD, PhD, Ralph Lazzara MD, Andrea Natale MD and Warren M. Jackman MD Remote Catheter Navigation by Walid Saliba MD, Sabine Ernst MD, PhD, Vivek Reddy MD and Karl H. Kuck MD,PhD Insight into the pathophysiology of atrial flutter and its relationship to AF by Oussama Wazni MD and Andrea Natale MD Ablation strategies for left atrial flutter by Sumeet Mainigi MD, Edward P. Gerstenfeld MD and David Callans MD VI. Future Directions in Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation: Future Directions by Mithilesh K. Das MD, MRCP Anil V. Yadav MD, and Douglas Zipes MD

Product Details

ISBN:
9781588298560
Author:
Jalife, Jose
Publisher:
Humana Press
Editor:
Natale, Andrea
Author:
Natale, Andrea
Subject:
Cardiology
Subject:
Internal Medicine
Subject:
Surgery - General
Subject:
Diagnosis
Subject:
Methods
Subject:
Catheter Ablation -- methods.
Subject:
Atrial fibrillation.
Subject:
Cardiac arrythmia
Subject:
Cardiac electrophysiology
Subject:
Catheter ablation.
Subject:
Surgical ablation
Subject:
Cardiac Surgery
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Edition Description:
Book
Series:
Contemporary Cardiology
Series Volume:
From Bench to Bedsid
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
476
Dimensions:
254 x 178 mm 1046 gr

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