Electrophysiologic Investigation: General Concepts

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Electrophysiologic Investigation: General Concepts The electrophysiologic study should consist of a systematic analysis of dysrhythmias by recording and measuring a variety of electrophysiologic events with the patient in the basal…

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Sinus Node Function

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Sinus Node Function Disorders of sinus node function are an important cause of cardiac syncope. Approximately 50% of permanent pacemakers implanted at our own and other institutions are for the…

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Electrophysiologic Investigation: Technical Aspects

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Electrophysiologic Investigation: Technical Aspects Personnel The most important aspects for the performance of safe and valuable electrophysiologic studies are the presence and participation of dedicated personnel. The minimum personnel requirements…

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Profiles in Peripheral Arterial Disease

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Profiles in Peripheral Arterial Disease Christopher J. White Stephen R. Ramee STROKE INTERVENTION Early reperfusion therapy for acute stroke, similar to that for acute myocardial infarction, offers the best opportunity…

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Profiles in Congenital Heart Disease

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Profiles in Congenital Heart Disease Gabriele Egidy Assenza Robert Sommer Michael J. Landzberg Congenital heart disease has become more common not only in the pediatric but also in the adult…

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Profiles in Pericardial Disease

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Profiles in Pericardial Disease John F. Robb Roger J. Laham Mauro Moscucci Drs. Beverly Lorrell and William Grossman contributed material for this chapter in previous editions. Pericardial disease can manifest…

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Profiles in Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure

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Profiles in Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure James C. Fang Barry A. Borlaug Heart failure (HF) is a chronic progressive condition that arises when the heart cannot provide adequate cardiac output…

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Profiles in Coronary Artery Disease

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Profiles in Coronary Artery Disease Robert N. Piana Aaron Kugelmass Jeffrey J. Popma and Judith L. Meadows authored this chapter in the prior edition. Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease (CAD) continues…

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Profiles in Valvular Heart Disease

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Profiles in Valvular Heart Disease Ted Feldman William Grossman Mauro Moscucci The cardiac valves function to maintain unidirectional flow, thus ensuring that the energy released during myocardial contraction is utilized…

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