Chapter 12. Future Directions in Pacing to Support the Failing Heart

  1. Kenneth A. Ellenbogen MD1 and
  2. Angelo Auricchio MD, PhD Director2
  1. Angelo Auricchio MD, PhD Director2 and
  2. Kenneth A. Ellenbogen MD1

Published Online: 26 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303452.ch12

Pacing to Support the Failing Heart

Pacing to Support the Failing Heart

How to Cite

Auricchio, A. and Ellenbogen, K. A. (2009) Future Directions in Pacing to Support the Failing Heart, in Pacing to Support the Failing Heart (eds K. A. Ellenbogen and A. Auricchio), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303452.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Heart Failure Service, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Heart Failure Service, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland

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:

  • future directions in pacing to support the failing heart;
  • clinical introduction of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT);
  • single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), and position emission tomography (PET);
  • computed tomography - best noninvasive visualization technique;
  • multimodality imaging techniques;
  • endocardial and leadless pacing;
  • timing of therapy delivery;
  • novel sensor technologies;
  • photoplethysmography;
  • continuous noninvasive finger arterial pressure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Key Points

  • Introduction

  • Diagnostic Imaging

  • Selection of pacing site

  • Timing of therapy delivery

  • Novel sensor technologies

  • Noninvasive optimization techniques

  • Conclusions

  • References