Part I. Inherited Arrhythmias.- Chapter 1. Long QT Syndrome.- Chapter 2. Brugada Syndrome.- Chapter 3. Short QT Syndrome.- Chapter 4. Early Repolarization Syndrome.- Chapter 5. Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia.- Chapter 6. Short-coupled PVC-induced Ventricular Fibrillation.- Part II. Inherited Cardiomyopathies.- Chapter 7. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy.- Chapter 8: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.- Chapter 9: Dilated Cardiomyopathy.- Chapter 10: AMP-K Syndromes.- Part III. ECG in Athletes.- Chapter 11. Athletes.
This book provides a comprehensive review of the ECG findings of inherited arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies. Despite new forms of medical imaging, electrocardiography (ECG) remains the cornerstone of diagnosis, risk-stratification, and prognosis for these conditions. It is extremely important for clinicians to develop the skills required to interpret the ECG correctly as both overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis of these conditions can have a deleterious effect on patients and their families. Each chapter covers a specific condition and highlights typical or critically important ECG findings. Chapters include detailed descriptions of these findings along with pathophysiological mechanisms and clinical vignettes. In addition, the book reviews some normal ECG findings in athletes in order to differentiate some ECG findings from those which may be found in inherited arrhythmia or cardiomyopathy conditions. Electrocardiography of Inherited Arrhythmias and Cardiomyopathies: From Basic Science to Clinical Practice is an essential resource for physicians, residents, fellows, and medical students in cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology, emergency medicine, sports medicine, and primary care.
Martin Green Professor, Department of Medicine Director, Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic Director, Electrocardiography Department University of Ottawa Heart Institute Ottawa, ON Canada
Andrew Krahn Professor, Department of Medicine University of British Colombia Sauder Family and Heart and Stroke Foundation Chair in Cardiology Paul Brunes Chair in Heart Rhythm Disorders UBC Division of Cardiology Chie fVancouver, BC Canada
Wael Alqarawi Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine University of Ottawa Heart Institute Ottawa, ON Canada