Jalife, José

Atrial Fibrillation

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Table of contents

I.Introduction: Epidemiology of Atrial Fibrillation and Impact on Health System

1. Epidemiology of Atrial Fibrillation The Rising Prevalence
Benzy J. Padanilam, Eric N. Prystowsky

2. Economic Costs Associated with Atrial Fibrillation
Thomas M. Maddox, Ira S. Nash, Valentin Fuster

3. Cost-Effectiveness of Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
John Meulet, Mohamed Kanj, David O. Martin

II.Pathophysiology, Molecular Mechanisms, and Genetics of Atrial Fibrillation

4. Cellular Electrophysiology and the Substrate for Atrial Fibrillation
Joachim R. Ehrlich, Pierre Coutu, Yung-Hsin Yeh, Xiaoyan Qi, Stanley Nattel

5. Electrical and Structural Remodeling in Atrial Fibrillation
David R. Van Wagoner

6. Genetics of Atrial Fibrillation: The Clinician's Perspective
Ramon Brugada, Stefan Kääb

7. Dominant Frequency Mapping to Assess the Consequences of Remodeling in the Mechanism of Atrial Fibrillation
José Jalife, Omer Berenfeld

8. Intracellular Calcium Dynamics and Atrial Fibrillation
Chung-Chuan Chou, Peng-Sheng Chen, Shien-Fong Lin

9. Role of the Vagus in AF Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Applications
Youhua Zhang, Todor N. Mazgalev

10. Atrial Fibrillation Genetic Considerations: The Basic Scientist's Perspective
Qing K. Wang

III.Medical Treatment in Atrial Fibrillation

11. Review of Recent Trials of Medical Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation
Carlo Stuglin, D. George Wyse

12. Antithrombotic Treatment and Cardioversion of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Boris S. Lowe, Mina K. Chung, Allan L. Klein

13. Current Role of Medical Therapy for Prevention or Termination of Atrial Fibrillation
Adrian Baranchuk, Carlos A. Morillo, Martin Thoenes, Rodolpho Ventura, Stuart J. Connolly

IV.Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

14. Applied Cardiac Anatomy for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
Kalyanam Shivkumar

15. Selection of Ablation Catheters, Energy Sources, and Power Delivery
David Cesario, Osamu Fujimura, Aman Mahajan, Noel G. Boyle, Kalyanam Shivkumar

16. Anatomically Guided Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
Hakan Oral, Fred Morady

17. Chronic Atrial Fibrillation and Catheter Ablation
Pierre Jais, Mark O' Neill, Meleze Hocini, Frederic Sacher, Nicolas Derval, Jacques Clementy, Michel Haissaguerre

18. Hybrid Strategies for Ablation of Permanent AF
Mauricio Arruda, Claude Elayi, Jose Carlos Pachon, Andrea Natale

19. Isolation of Pulmonary Vein Antrum Triggers
Mohamed Kanj, Atul Verma, Dimpi Patel, Robert Schweikert

20. Complications and Definition of Success
Adam Shapira, David J. Wilber

21. Strategies on How to Diagnose, Prevent, and Treat Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
Douglas L. Packer

V.Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation

22. Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation with Cardiac Surgery
A. Marc Gillinov, Adam E. Saltman

23. Epicardial Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
Patrick M. McCarthy, Jane Kruse

24. Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Randall K. Wolf

VI.Imaging, Technologies, and Associated Arrhythmias

25. CT and MR Images in Atrial Fibrillation
Hsuan-Ming Tsao, Shih-Ann Chen

26. Integrative Approaches to Imaging
Hakan Oral, Fred Morady

27. Novel Balloon Catheter Technologies for Pulmonary Vein/Antrum Isolation
Hiroshi Nakagawa, Katsuaki Yokoyama, Hiroshi Aoyama, Sara Foresti, Jan V. Pitha, Ralph Lazzara, Andrea Natale, Warren M. Jackman

28. Remote Catheter Navigation
Walid Saliba, Sabine Ernst, Vivek Reddy, Karl-Heinz Kuck

29. Insight into the Pathophysiology of Atrial Flutter and Its Relationship to Atrial Fibrillation
Oussama Wazni, Andrea Natale

30. Ablation Strategies for Left Atrial Flutter
Sumeet K. Mainigi, Edward P. Gerstenfeld, David J. Callans

VII.Future Directions in Atrial Fibrillation

31. Atrial Fibrillation: Future Directions
Mithilesh K. Das, Anil V. Yadav, Douglas P. Zipes


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Keywords: MEDICAL / Public Health MED078000

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