By Berndt Lüeritz (auth.), Michele M. Gulizia MD (eds.)
Aim of the quantity is to provide an outline of the state-of-the-art at the rising cardiac pathologies corresponding to acute coronary syndromes, atrial traumatic inflammation, unexpected dying, middle failure, worldwide cardiovascular prevention and syncope.
The quantity chapters, written through top specialists in those fields, provide the most recent information regarding epidemiology, pathophysiology, prognosis and novel remedies of those pathologies.
Addressed to cardiologists, internists, first relief clinicians, practitioners, it will likely be very important additionally for citizens, nurses and all wellbeing and fitness pros interested in the administration of cardiac pathologies.
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Although the classical definition of success has been the maintenance of sinus rhythm in the absence of anti-arrhythmic therapy, a significant decrease in AF burden and/or rhythm control with previously ineffective drugs may also be clinically meaningful. In this respect, it has to Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter: Who and When? 25 be emphasized that more extended ECG monitoring will detect a higher proportion of asymptomatic episodes and thus decreases the success rate .
This results in a wide and variable range of reentrant circuits. Despite this complexity, an individualized strategy of catheter ablation for AAF is a safe and effective treatment in a majority of patients. Suggested Reading 1. 2. 3. Shah DC, Jais P, Haissaguerre M et al (2000) Dual loop intra-atrial reentry in man. Circulation 101 (6):631–639 Jais P, Shah DC, Haissaguerre M et al (2000) Mapping and ablation of left atrial flutters. Circulation 101(25):2928–2934 Shah DC, Sunthorn H, Burri H et al (2006) Narrow, slow-conducting isthmus dependent reentry developing after ablation for atrial fibrillation: ECG characterisation and elimination by focal ablation.
Current News in Cardiology: Proceedings of the Mediterranean Cardiology Meeting (Taormina, May 20–22, 2007) by Berndt Lüeritz (auth.), Michele M. Gulizia MD (eds.)