Chapter 10. Non-CRT Pacing in the Failing Heart: Cardiac Contractility Modulation (CCM)

  1. Kenneth A. Ellenbogen MD4 and
  2. Angelo Auricchio MD, PhD Director5
  1. Daniel Burkhoff MD, PhD1,
  2. Martin Borggrefe MD Medical Director2 and
  3. Christian Butter MD3

Published Online: 26 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303452.ch10

Pacing to Support the Failing Heart

Pacing to Support the Failing Heart

How to Cite

Burkhoff, D., Borggrefe, M. and Butter, C. (2008) Non-CRT Pacing in the Failing Heart: Cardiac Contractility Modulation (CCM), in Pacing to Support the Failing Heart (eds K. A. Ellenbogen and A. Auricchio), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303452.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Kontos Professor of Cardiology, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA

  2. 5

    Heart Failure Service, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Cardiology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA and IMPULSE Dynamics, Orangeburg, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Departement of Cardiology, University Hospital of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

  3. 3

    Heart Center Brandenburg Bernau/Berlin, Bernau, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2008

Book Series:

  1. The AHA Clinical Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Elliott Antman

Series Editor Information

  1. Samuel A. Levine Cardiac Unit, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175340

Online ISBN: 9781444303452

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Keywords:

  • cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT);
  • cardiac contractility modulation;
  • pathology of calcium handling in heart failure;
  • chronic CCM signals delivery and implantable pulse generator (IPG);
  • OPTIMIZER System implant;
  • combining CCM with CRT

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Key Points

  • Introduction

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References