Nuts and Bolts of ICD Therapy

ISBN-10: 1405135115

ISBN-13: 9781405135115

Edition: 2010

Authors: Tom Kenny

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Thomas Kenny presents on overview of ICD therapy based on his fifteen years of experience developing training and educational materials for physicians, fellows, nurses and technicians on the subject. He will explore the industry, the key opinion leaders and the developments of ICD over time.
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List price: $65.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/18/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Cardiac anatomy, electrical conduction disorders, reentrant mechanisms
The History of ICDs The transition from external to internal defibrillator, early pioneers, innovations
The ICD System Capacitors, electrical energy, evolution of defibrillation leads
Indications for ICDs Current indications, clinical trials, expanding indications
Implant Procedures Pectoral ICDs with transvenous leads, conscious sedation, DFT testing
Sensing Sensitivity and how to program it, sensing tests
Arrhythmia Detection Detection algorithms and how to program them
Therapy "Shocks," antitachycardia pacing, termination algorithms, post-shock pacing
SVT Discrimination Preventing inappropriate shocks, discrimination algorithms
Bradycardia Pacing Pacing function (overview), programming tips, managing potential conflicts between pacing parameters and ICD function
ECG Analysis Several ECGs from ICDs showing markers and annotation, proper function, shock delivery, and potential problems
Special Features AF Suppression algorithm, remote patient monitoring, other advanced features
Diagnostics Use of diagnostic counters to guide therapy, make follow-up adjustments
A Systematic Approach to ICD Follow-Up Step-by-step guide to following an ICD
Troubleshooting Common ICD problems and how to manage them
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