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Title Atrial fibrillation : from bench to bedside / edited by Andrea Natale, José Jalife
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 453 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary cardiology
Contemporary cardiology (Totowa, N.J.)
Contents Section 1. Introduction: epidemiology of atrial fibrillation and impact on health system. Epidemiology of Atrial Fibrillation: The Rising Prevalence / Benzy J. Padanilam and Eric N. Prystowsky ; Economic Costs Associated with Atrial Fibrillation / Thomas M. Maddox, Ira S. Nash, and Valentin Fuster ; Cost-Effectiveness of Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation / John Meulet, Mohamed Kanj, and David O. Martin -- Section 2. Pathophysiology, molecular mechanisms, and genetics of atrial fibrillation. Cellular Electrophysiology and the Substrate for Atrial Fibrillation / Joachim R. Ehrlich, Pierre Coutu, Yung-Hsin Yeh, Xiaoyan Qi, and Stanley Nattel ; Electrical and Structural Remodeling in Atrial Fibrillation: The Role of Oxidant Stress and Systemic Inflammation / David R. Van Wagoner ; Genetics of Atrial Fibrillation: The Clinician's Perspective / Ramon Brugada and Stefan Kääb ; Dominant Frequency Mapping to Assess the Consequences of Remodeling in the Mechanism of Atrial Fibrillation / José Jalife and Omer Berenfeld ; Intracellular Calcium Dynamics and Atrial Fibrillation / Chung-Chuan Chou, Peng-Sheng Chen, and Shien-Fong Lin ; Role of the Vagus in AF Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Applications / Youhua Zhang and Todor N. Mazgalev ; Atrial Fibrillation Genetic Considerations: The Basic Scientist's Perspective / Qing K. Wang -- Section 3. Medical treatment in atrial fibrillation. Review of Recent Trials of Medical Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation / Carlo Stuglin and D. George Wyse ; Antithrombotic Treatment and Cardioversion of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation / Boris S. Lowe, Mina K. Chung, and Allan L. Klein ; Current Role of Medical Therapy for Prevention or Termination of Atrial Fibrillation / Adrian Baranchuk, Carlos A. Morillo, Martin Thoenes, Rodolpho Ventura, and Stuart J. Connolly -- Section 4. Atrial fibrillation ablation. Applied Cardiac Anatomy for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation / Kalyanam Shivkumar ; Selection of Ablation Catheters, Energy Sources, and Power Delivery / David Cesario, Osamu Fujimura, Aman Mahajan, Noel G. Boyle, and Kalyanam Shivkumar ; Anatomically Guided Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation / Hakan Oral and Fred Morady ; Chronic Atrial Fibrillation and Catheter Ablation / Pierre Jais, Mark O'Neill, Meleze Hocini, Frederic Sacher, Nicolas Derval, Jacques Clementy, and Michel Haissaguerre ; Hybrid Strategies for Ablation of Permanent AF: Targeting AF Nest in Sinus Rhythm and CFAE in AF / Mauricio Arruda, Claude Elayi, Jose Carlos Pachon, and Andrea Natale ; Isolation of Pulmonary Vein Antrum Triggers / Mohamed Kanj, Atul Verma, Dimpi Patel, and Robert Schweikert ; Complications and Definition of Success / Adam Shapira and David J. Wilber ; Strategies on How to Diagnose, Prevent, and Treat Pulmonary Vein Stenosis / Douglas L. Packer -- Section 5. Surgery for atrial fibrillation. Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation with Cardiac Surgery / A. Marc Gillinov and Adam E. Saltman ; Epicardial Atrial Fibrillation Ablation / Patrick M. McCarthy and Jane Kruse ; Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation / Randall K. Wolf -- Section 6. Imaging, technologies, and associated arrhythmias. CT and MR Images in Atrial Fibrillation / Hsuan-Ming Tsao and Shih-Ann Chen ; Integrative Approaches to Imaging: Fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, Echocardiography, and Three-Dimensional Electroanatomical and Noncontact Mapping / Hakan Oral and Fred Morady ; Novel Balloon Catheter Technologies for Pulmonary Vein/Antrum Isolation / Hiroshi Nakagawa, Katsuaki Yokoyama, Hiroshi Aoyama, Sara Foresti, Jan V. Pitha, Ralph Lazzara, Andrea Natale, and Warren M. Jackman ; Remote Catheter Navigation / Walid Saliba, Sabine Ernst, Vivek Reddy, and Karl-Heinz Kuck ; Insight into the Pathophysiology of Atrial Flutter and Its Relationship to Atrial Fibrillation / Oussama Wazni and Andrea Natale -- Ablation Strategies for Left Atrial Flutter / Sumeet K. Mainigi, Edward P. Gerstenfeld, and David J. Callans -- Section 7. Future directions in atrial fibrillation. Atrial Fibrillation: Future Directions / Mithilesh K. Das, Anil V. Yadav, and Douglas P. Zipes
Summary Advancements in the treatment and prevention of Atrial Fibrillation are presented in this important new book. Atrial Fibrillation affects approximately 2.5 million individuals in the United States and is projected to affect 15 million individuals by 2050. In Atrial Fibrillation: From Bench to Bedside, the reader is provided with the latest information that is critically important in the daily care and for the potential cure of patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Each chapter deals with a different aspect of Atrial Fibrillation and was authored by internationally recognized experts in the evolvi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Atrial fibrillation.
Atrial Fibrillation -- therapy.
Atrial Fibrillation -- diagnosis.
Atrial Fibrillation -- physiopathology.
Catheter Ablation -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Jalife, José.
Natale, Andrea.
LC no. 2008920467
ISBN 1588298566 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1597451630 (electronic bk.)
9781588298560 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781597451635 (electronic bk.)