Preface. 1 Understanding Heart Failure. 2 Cardiovascular Anatomy of the Healthy Heart. 3 Cardiac Physiology and Heart Failure. 4 Causes of Heart Failure. 5 The Neurohormonal Model of Heart Failure. 6 An Overview of Heart Failure Drugs. 7 Ventricular Dyssynchrony. 8 Arrhythmias in Heart Failure Patients. 9 Indications for CRT. 10 Types of CRT Systems. 11 Implant Procedures. 12 Basic Programming. 13 Advanced Programming. 14 Basic ECG Interpretation for CRT Systems. 15 CRT System Optimization. 16 Troubleshooting the Non-Responder. 17 Defibrillation Basics. 18 Advanced Defibrillation Functions. 19 Advanced CRT ECG Analysis. 20 DFT Management in CRT-D Patients. 21 Atrial Fibrillation. 22 CRT in Post-AV Nodal Ablation Patients. 23 Special CRT Device Features. 24 Diagnostics. 25 A Systematic Guide to CRT Follow-Up. 26 Troubleshooting. Glossary. Index
Thomas P. Kenny, author of The Nuts & Bolts of Cardiac Pacing and The Nuts and Bolts of ICDs, is the author on this book. In fact, this book evolves from his many years teaching device therapy to clinicians. Tom was on the forefront of training and educational efforts for CRT devices as the systems were first pioneered. He is Vice President of Education for St. Jude Medical, a leader in cardiac rhythm management devices.
?Written by an acknowledged authority in this field, the book meets its goal of serving as a reference for cardiac resynchronization therapy.? Doodys Reviews