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Proceedings of the Mediterranean Cardiology Meeting (Taormina, May 20–22, 2007)

  • Michele M. Gulizia
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-88-470-0636-2

Table of contents (54 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pharmacological Therapy

      1. “Pill-in-the-Pocket” Approach
        Paolo Alboni
        Pages 11-16
      2. Lone Atrial Fibrillation: Prophylactic Anti-arrhythmic Treatment
        Gianluca Botto, Mario Luzi, Giovanni Russo, Barbara Mariconti
        Pages 17-22
    3. Radiofrequency Ablation

      1. Cryocatheter Ablation for Atrial Flutter
        Peter Andrew, Annibale Sandro Montenero
        Pages 29-40
      2. Clinical Profile, Electrophysiological Characteristics, and Outcome after Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Atypical Atrial Flutter
        Golmehr Ashrafpoor, Amir-Ali Fassa, Henri Sunthorn, Haran Burri, Pascale Gentil-Baron, Dipen Shah
        Pages 41-42
      3. The Impact of New Imaging, Mapping and Energy Delivery Technology on the Current Approach to Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
        Andrea Colella, Marzia Giaccardi, Luigi Padeletti, Gian Franco Gensini
        Pages 43-48
      4. Complications of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: How To Prevent Them
        Giuseppe de Martino, Giovanna Rodio, Carmine Mancusi, Stefano De Vivo
        Pages 57-61
    4. Pacing in the Prevention and Therapy of Atrial Arrhythmias

      1. Pacing in Atrial Fibrillation: Is It Still Viable?
        Oscar Oseroff, Gustavo Iralde, Enrique Retyk
        Pages 63-73
      2. Traditional or Device Approach for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Heart Failure
        Aurelio Quesada, Mónica Giménez, Victor Palanca, Javier Jiménez, José Roda
        Pages 75-86
    5. Practical Issues in Managing Atrial Fibrillation Patients

      1. Lone Atrial Fibrillation and Sports Activities
        Francesco Furlanello, Giuseppe Inama, Claudio Pedrinazzi, Luigi De Ambroggi, Riccardo Cappato
        Pages 93-97
  3. Heart Failure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. Heart-Failure Management: Focus on Heart-Failure Practice Guidelines
      Eugene Crystal, Rajneesh Calton
      Pages 101-115
    3. Managing Patients with Implantable CRT Devices for Heart Failure

      1. Focus on Optimization of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Techniques
        Maurizio Lunati, Yann Poezevara, Andrea Boncompagni
        Pages 119-124
      2. Evaluation of the Clinical State of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Patients by Continuous Heart-Failure Monitoring
        Henri Benkemoun, Bertrand Colombo, Jean Sacrez, Philippe Lagrange, Philippe Cabrol, Gabriel Robert et al.
        Pages 125-128

About these proceedings

Introduction

Aim of the volume is to give an overview of the state of the art on the emerging cardiac pathologies such as acute coronary syndromes, atrial fibrillation, sudden death, heart failure, global cardiovascular prevention and syncope.

The volume chapters, written by leading experts in these fields, offer the latest information about epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and novel treatments of these pathologies.

Addressed to cardiologists, internists, first aid clinicians, practitioners, it will be very helpful also for residents, nurses and all health professionals involved in the management of cardiac pathologies.

Keywords

CRT Internist PTCA Stent arterial pressure cardiovascular heart rate

Editors and affiliations

  • Michele M. Gulizia
    • 1
  1. 1.“Garibaldi-Nesima” HospitalCataniaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Italia 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Milano
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-88-470-0635-5
  • Online ISBN 978-88-470-0636-2