Chapter 11. Clinical Outcomes and Chronic Management of Device Patients

  1. Kenneth A. Ellenbogen MD4 and
  2. Angelo Auricchio MD, PhD Director5
  1. Patrick W. Fisher DO, PhD Associate Medical Director Associate Cardiology Director Assistant Medical Director Cardiology Director1,
  2. A. G. Kfoury MD, FACC Medical Director Cardiology Director2 and
  3. Dale G. Renlund MD, FACC Medical Director Professor of Medicine3

Published Online: 26 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303452.ch11

Pacing to Support the Failing Heart

Pacing to Support the Failing Heart

How to Cite

Fisher, P. W., Kfoury, A. G. and Renlund, D. G. (2008) Clinical Outcomes and Chronic Management of Device Patients, in Pacing to Support the Failing Heart (eds K. A. Ellenbogen and A. Auricchio), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303452.ch11

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

    UTAH (Utah Transplantation Affiliated Hospitals), Cardiac Transplant Program, Utah Artificial Heart Program, Heart Failure Prevention and Treatment Program, Pulmonary Hypertension Center, Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, Utah, USA

  2. 2

    UTAH (Utah Transplantation Affiliated Hospitals) Cardiac Transplant Program, Utah Artificial Heart Program, Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, UT, USA

  3. 3

    Heart Failure Prevention and Treatment Program, Intermountain Medical Center, Division of cardiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Murray, UT, USA

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:

  • management of device patients;
  • chronic resynchronization therapy (CRT or CRT-D) and implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICD);
  • remote monitoring;
  • advanced sensors in device therapy for heart failure;
  • cardiomems implantable hemodynamic sensor;
  • HeartPOD implantable hemodynamic sensor;
  • Peak Endocardial Acceleration (PEA) sensor device;
  • Biotronik Home Monitoring System

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Key Points

  • Introduction

  • Remote monitoring

  • Advanced sensors in device therapy for heart failure

  • Thoracic impedance monitoring

  • Direct right heart pressure measurement and remote monitoring

  • Cardiomems implantable hemodynamic sensor

  • HeartPOD implantable hemodynamic sensor

  • Peak Endocardial Acceleration

  • Remote monitoring integrated systems

  • Economic and outcome measures

  • Outpatient management decisions in nonresponders

  • References