Deals with the effective and appropriate use of cryoablation in the management of cardiac arrhythmias. This title offers the information you need to master the most challenging cryoablation procedures for adult patients, pediatric/adolescent patients, and cardiac surgery patients.
"Cryoablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias", by Audrius Bredikis, MD and David Wilber, MD, is the first comprehensive text devoted solely to the effective and appropriate use of cryoablation in the management of cardiac arrhythmias. This user-friendly, all-in-one reference provides clear explanations complemented by abundant, high-quality, full-color clinical photos, and at-a-glance tables making it easy to access the information you need to master even the most challenging cryoablation procedures for adult patients, pediatric/adolescent patients, and cardiac surgery patients. Online access allows you to rapidly search for images and quickly locate the answers to any questions.
CRYOABLATION OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION I. FUNDAMENTAL ASPECTS OF CRYOABLATION 1. History of Cryosurgery and Cardiac Cryoablation 2. Mechanisms of Cryoablation 3. Factors Determining Cryolesion Formation 4. Cryoablation Effects on Esophagus 5. Cryoablation Effects on Pulmonary Veins in Experimental Setting 6. Cryoablation Effects on Coronary Arteries and Veins SECTION II. CRYOTECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW 7. Cryocath Technology 8. Cryocor Technology 9. Critical Nitrogen and Other Emerging Technologies 10. Reversible Effects of Cryoablation: Feasibility of AV Node Modification with Cryoablation SECTION III. CLINICAL APPLICATIONS 11. Cryoablation of Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia and Comparison with RF 12. Cryoablation of Septal Accessory Pathways 13. Cryoablation of Atrial Flutter 14. Non-Balloon Cryoablation of Atrial Fibrillation 15. Balloon-Based Cryoablation of Atrial Fibrillation 16. Cryoablation of RVOT 17. SVC Isolation and Sinus Node Modification in Cryoablation of Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia 18. Pediatric Applications SECTION IV. CURRENT APPLICATIONS IN CARDIAC SURGERY 19. Endocardial Cryoablation 20. Cryoablation of Ventricular Tachycardia