Preface to the Sixth Edition Part I Disorders of the Heart Rhythm: Basic Principles 1 The Cardiac Electrical System 2 Abnormal Heart Rhythms 3 Treatment of Arrhythmias Part II The Electrophysiology Study in the Evaluation and Therapy of Cardiac Arrhythmias 4 Principles of the Electrophysiology Study 5 The Electrophysiology Study in the Evaluation of Bradycardia: The SA Node AV Node and His--Purkinje System 6 The Electrophysiology Study in the Evaluation of Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias 7 The Electrophysiology Study in the Evaluation and Treatment of Ventricular Arrhythmias 8 Transcatheter Ablation: Therapeutic Electrophysiology 9 Ablation of Supraventricular Tachycardias 10 Ablation of PVCs and Ventricular Tachycardia 11 Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation 12 Ablation of Atrial Flutter 13 Cardiac Resynchronization: Pacing Therapy for Heart Failure 14 The Evaluation of Syncope 15 Electrophysiologic Testing in Perspective: The Evaluation and Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias Questions and Answers
Richard N. Fogoros, MD, is a former professor of medicine and a longtime practitioner, researcher and author in the fields of cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. He currently works as a consultant to biomedical companies and as a writer. John M. Mandrola, MD, practices cardiac electrophysiology at Baptist Health in Louisville, KY. Dr. Mandrola is the chief cardiology correspondent at theHeart.org|Medscape Cardiology. His work has appeared in numerous academic journals as well as the Atlantic.com, and the Louisville Courier-Journal. He is co-author of the HayWire Heart, just released by VeloPress.