Invasive electrophysiology

Edited by Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill

in Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of © OUP 2012. © Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill (Editors contribution, 2012)

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199643219
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740633 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Invasive electrophysiology

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Abbreviations - Mechanism of tachycardias - Mechanism of arrhythmias - The electrophysiology study - Uses of the electrophysiology study - Programmed ventricular stimulation - New technologies - Catheter ablation - Complications of catheter ablation - Trans-septal puncture - Atrial arrhythmias: mechanism - Ablation of atrial tachycardias - Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation - Complications of AF ablation - Mechanism of AV re-entry tachycardias - Ablation of AV re-entry tachycardias - Accessory pathways (Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome) - Accessory pathways: localization - Accessory pathways: management - Mechanism of ventricular tachycardia - Ablation of ventricular tachycardia - Automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillators - AICD programming - AICD troubleshooting -


3D three dimensional - ACT activated clotting time - AD afterdepolarization - AF atrial fibrillation - AICD automated implantable cardioverter defibrillator - AP accessory pathway - ASD atrial septal defect - ATP antitachycardia pacing - AV atrioventricular - AVN atrioventricular node - AVNERP atrioventricular nodal effective refractory period - AVNRT atrioventicular node re-entrant tachycardia - AVRT atrioventricular re-entrant tachycardia - AWCL anterograde Wenckenbach cycle length - BBB bundle branch block - BP blood pressure - CFAE complex and fractionated atrial electrogram - CS coronary sinus - CT computed tomography - DVT deep vein thrombosis - ECG electrocardiogram - EP electrophysiology - ERP effective refractory period - FAT focal atrial tachycardia - FFP fresh frozen plasma - HCM hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - HRA high right atrium - HSVPB His syndrome ventricular premature beat - IAP incremental atrial pacing - ICD implantable cardiac defibrillator - ICegram intracardiac electrogram - IVC inferior vena cava - IVP incremental ventricular pacing - LA left atrium - LAA left atrial appendage - LAO left anterior oblique - LBBB left bundle branch block - LIPV left inferior pulmonary vein - LSPV left superior pulmonary vein - LV left ventricle - MI myocardial infarction - MRI magnetic resonance imaging - MV mitral valve - NYHA New York Heart Association - PE pulmonary embolism - PV pulmonary vein - RAO right anterior oblique - RF radiofrequency - RSPV right superior pulmonary vein - RVA right ventricular apex - RVOT right ventricular outflow tract - RWCL right Wenckenbach cycle length - SA sinoatrial - SAN sinoatrial node - SCD sudden cardiac death - SR sinus rhythm - SVC superior vena cava - SVT supraventricular tachycardia - TIA transient ischaemic attack - TOE transoesophageal echocardiography - TV tricuspid valve - VERP ventricular effective refractory period - VF ventricular fibrillation - V/Q ventilation–perfusion - VT ventricular tachycardia - WCL Wenckenbach cycle length - WPW Wolff–Parkinson–White (syndrome) -

Chapter.  11521 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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