Current News in Cardiology

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

  • Michele M. Gulizia

Table of contents

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

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

      1. Paolo Alboni
        Pages 11-16
      2. Gianluca Botto, Mario Luzi, Giovanni Russo, Barbara Mariconti
        Pages 17-22
    3. Radiofrequency Ablation

      1. Peter Andrew, Annibale Sandro Montenero
        Pages 29-40
      2. Golmehr Ashrafpoor, Amir-Ali Fassa, Henri Sunthorn, Haran Burri, Pascale Gentil-Baron, Dipen Shah
        Pages 41-42
      3. Andrea Colella, Marzia Giaccardi, Luigi Padeletti, Gian Franco Gensini
        Pages 43-48
      4. Giuseppe de Martino, Giovanna Rodio, Carmine Mancusi, Stefano De Vivo
        Pages 57-61
    4. Pacing in the Prevention and Therapy of Atrial Arrhythmias

      1. Oscar Oseroff, Gustavo Iralde, Enrique Retyk
        Pages 63-73
      2. Aurelio Quesada, Mónica Giménez, Victor Palanca, Javier Jiménez, José Roda
        Pages 75-86
    5. Practical Issues in Managing Atrial Fibrillation Patients

      1. Francesco Furlanello, Giuseppe Inama, Claudio Pedrinazzi, Luigi De Ambroggi, Riccardo Cappato
        Pages 93-97
  3. Heart Failure

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

      1. Maurizio Lunati, Yann Poezevara, Andrea Boncompagni
        Pages 119-124
      2. Henri Benkemoun, Bertrand Colombo, Jean Sacrez, Philippe Lagrange, Philippe Cabrol, Gabriel Robert et al.
        Pages 125-128
      3. Roberto Mantovan, Danilo Contardi, Vittorio Calzolari, Martino Crosato, Zoran Olivari
        Pages 129-136
      4. Saverio Iacopino, Rossella Alemanni, Antonella Talerico, Gennaro Fabiano, Sergio Canonaco, Francesco Borrello
        Pages 137-141
  4. Syncope

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. Diagnostic Evaluation of Patients with Recurrent Syncopal Episodes

      1. Roberto Maggi, Michele Brignole
        Pages 145-151
      2. Giuseppina M. Francese, Michele M. Gulizia
        Pages 153-158
      3. Michele Brignole
        Pages 159-163
  5. Sudden Death

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Noninvasive Sudden Death Risk Stratification

      1. Roberto F. E. Pedretti, Simona Sarzi Braga, Raffaella Vaninetti, Antonio Laporta, Sergio Masnaghetti, Rossella Raimondo et al.
        Pages 179-189
      2. Domenico Catanzariti, Massimiliano Maines, Giuseppe Vergara
        Pages 191-195
      3. Maurizio Santomauro, Gianluca Botto, Corrado Diaco, Michele M. Gulizia, Giuseppe Marceca, Francesco Melandri et al.
        Pages 197-203
    3. Pharmacological Therapy

      1. Savina Nodari, Marco Metra, Alessandra Manerba, Silvia Frattini, Giuseppe Seresini, Livio dei Cas
        Pages 205-213
    4. Current News in Prevention of Sudden Death by Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators

      1. Roberto Verlato, Maria Stella Baccillieri, Pietro Turrini
        Pages 215-219
      2. Franco Naccarella, Fabio Iachetti, Angela Wang, Cristina Felicani, Giovannina Lepera, Elvira Moccia et al.
        Pages 221-230
      3. Michele Brignole, Giovanni Raciti, Maria Grazia Bongiorni, Giuseppe de Martino, Stefano Favale, Maurizio Gasparini et al.
        Pages 231-237
      4. Maurizio Del Greco, Lorena Gramegna, Massimiliano Marini, Marcello Disertori
        Pages 239-243
      5. Aurelio Quesada, Mónica Giménez, Victor Palanca, Javier Jiménez, Alfonso Valle, José Roda
        Pages 245-254
  6. Cardiac Pacing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 277-277
    2. Hemodynamic Issues and Practical Applications in Cardiac Pacing

      1. Raúl Chirife, G. Aurora Ruiz, M. Cristina Tentori
        Pages 279-292
      2. Milos Taborsky
        Pages 293-302
      3. Maria Grazia Bongiorni, Ezio Soldati, Giuseppe Arena, Giulio Zucchelli, Andrea di Cori, Alberto Barbetta et al.
        Pages 303-308
      4. Gianfilippo Neri, Rolando Zamprogno, Diego Vaccari, Giuliano Masaro, Alberto Barbetta, Franco di Gregorio
        Pages 309-315
      5. Eraldo Occhetta, Miriam Bortnik, Franco Di Gregorio, Alberto Barbetta, Paolo Marino
        Pages 317-323
      6. I. Eli Ovsyshcher
        Pages 325-330
      7. Gulmira Kudaiberdieva, Bulent Gorenek
        Pages 331-337
  7. Electrocardiography

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 339-339
    2. What is New in 12-Lead Electrocardiography?

About these proceedings


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.


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Editors and affiliations

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

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