1: Pacemaker principles
2: Permanent pacemaker implantation
3: Pulse generator replacement
4: Pacemaker complications
5: Pacemaker programming and device interrogation
7: Temporary cardiac pacing
8: Implantable loop recorder
9: ICD principles
10: ICD implantation
11: ICD programming
12: Troubleshooting ICDs
13: Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT)
14: System and lead extractions
15: Device clinic and follow-up
16: Lifestyle issues, patient concerns, and devices
17: Perioperative management of devices
Comprehensive, yet practical and concise, the Oxford Specialist Handbook of Pacemakers and ICDs is the ideal training guide on how to implant, follow-up, and troubleshoot pacemakers and ICDs. Fully updated to include new technologies such as subcutaneous ICDs and MRI compatible devices, this new edition provides the latest guidelines and management strategies for the cardiology trainee and cardiac technician.
Covering the principles, programming, potential complications, and troubleshooting for pacemakers, ICDs, and cardiac resynchronisation therapy, this title is an invaluable aid for anyone charged with providing or contributing to a pacing, ICD, or implantable loop recorder service. Written in a succinct bullet-point style, the second edition of the Oxford Specialist Handbook of Pacemakers and ICDs delivers key information in an accessible manner, with over 120 figures including x-rays and annotated ECGs to demonstrate pacing techniques and troubleshooting solutions.
- Provides concise, practical guidance for all aspects of choosing, implanting, programming, and troubleshooting pacemakers and ICDs
- Written in a succinct bullet-point style to deliver key information in an accessible manner
- Contains over 120 diagrams and annotated ECGs to demonstrate pacing techniques and troubleshooting solutions from clinical exmaples
- A patient-centred approach is followed throughout, including a section on common fears and questions that may come up in your daily practice
- Based on international guidelines, including the ACC, AHA, HRS, ESC, and NICE
New to this Edition:
- Guidelines have been fully updated to explain the latest management strategies.
- New topics cover recent technological advances, such as MRI compatible devices, subcutaneous ICDs, and new types of lead.
- New figures, including x-rays to demonstrate lead positioning, have been added to aid understanding.
Jonathan Timperley, Consultant Cardiologist, Northampton General Hospital, Northampton; and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, Paul Leeson, Consultant Cardiologist, Jersey General Hospital, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford; and Consultant Cardiologist, the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, Andrew RJ Mitchell, Consultant Cardiologist, Jersey General Hospital, St. Helier, Jersey; and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, and Timothy Betts, Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Lead for Cardiac Electrophysiology, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK