Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death

Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death

Editor(s): Paul J. Wang, Amin Al-Ahmad, Henry H. Hsia, Paul C. Zei

Published Online: 23 JAN 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405161145

Online ISBN: 9781444300307

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300307

About this Book

Ventricular arrhythmias and sudden death are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year throughout the world. Covering the most recent developments in this field, this leading text serves as a guide to this area of increasing clinical importance, addressing a wide range of topics, including:

  • basic mechanisms of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation
  • clinical syndromes and etiologies
  • epidemiology and risk stratification
  • pharmacologic therapy
  • ablation and surgery
  • implantable defibrillators

Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death provides the information that cardiologists, cardiac electrophysiologists, cardiac electrophysiology fellows, scientists, industry, and associated professionals need to know about current and evolving Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia treatment and diagnosis. As the most comprehensive book on this topic, it will serve as the text that this readership will turn to first.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Mechanisms of VT

  2. Part 2: Etiologies and Syndromes

  3. Part 3: Catheter and Surgical Ablation

    1. Chapter 11

      Ablation of Ventricular Fibrillation (pages 128–140)

      Karen P. Phillips, J. David Burkhardt, Robert A. Schweikert, Walid I. Saliba and Andrea Natale

  4. Part 4: Epidemiology, Risk Stratification, and Pharmacological Therapy for Ventricular Tachycardia and Sudden Death

    1. Chapter 17

      Epidemiology and Etiologies of Sudden Cardiac Death (pages 198–212)

      Keane K. Lee, Amin Al-Ahmad, Paul J. Wang and Robert J. Myerburg

    2. Chapter 20

      Pharmacological Management of Ventricular Arrhythmias (pages 247–266)

      Kevin J. Makati, Munther Homoud, Mark S. Link, Jonathan Weinstock and N.A. Mark Estes

  5. Part 5: Ventricular Fibrillation and Defibrillation

    1. Chapter 22

      Mechanisms of Defibrillation (pages 277–288)

      Derek J. Dosdall, Jian Huang and Raymond E. Ideker

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