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SECTION I CONCEPTUAL BASIS FOR CURRENT PRACTICE OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMOLOGY
A. PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
1 Basic Electrophysiological Procedures for the Clinician 2 Principles of Cellular Architecture and Physiology with Applications in Electrophysiology 3 Molecular and Cellular Basis of Cardiac Electrophysiology 4 Mechanisms of Re-entrant Arrhythmias 5 Autonomic Nervous System and Cardiac Arrhythmias 6 Genomics and Principles of Clinical Genetics 7 Ion Channelopathies: Mechanisms and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations 8 Disorders of Intracellular Transport and Intercellular Conduction 9 Fundamentals of Regenerative Medicine and its Applications to Electrophysiology
B. CLINICAL INVESTIGATION AND THERAPIES 10 Basic Electrocardiography 11 Principles of Electropharmacology 12 Principles of Clinical Pharmacology 13 Fundamentals of Cardiac Stimulation 14 Fundamental Concepts in Defibrillation 15 Principles of Catheter Ablation 16 Ablation Technologies and Delivery Systems 17 Essentials of Imaging and Imaging Technologies Related to Arrhythmias 18 Principles of Hemodynamics Applied to Cardiac Arrhythmias 19 Principles of Clinical Trials
SECTION II CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
20 Clinical Electrophysiology Techniques 21 The Electrophysiological Laboratory: Technologic Advances and Future Development 22 Imaging in the Electrophysiology Laboratory: Intracardiac Echocardiography 23 Principles and Techniques of Cardiac Catheter Mapping 24 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Supraventricular Tachycardia 25 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Ventricular Fibrillation 26 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia 27 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Atrial Tachycardia and Atrial Flutter 28 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Atrial Fibrillation 29 Electrophysiological Evaluation of Syncope
SECTION III CARDIAC PACING
30 Engineering Aspects of Pacemakers and Leads 31 Pacing Technology and Its Indications: Advances in Threshold Management, Automatic Mode Switching, and Sensors 32 Pacemaker Insertion, Revision, and Extraction 33 Current Indications for Temporary and Permanent Cardiac Pacing 34 Cardiac Pacing Modes and Terminology 35 Hemodynamic Aspects of Cardiac Pacing 36 Electrocardiography of Cardiac Pacing 37 Pacemaker Follow-up 38 Electrical Therapy for Bradycardia: Future Directions
47 Sudden Cardiac Death 48 Syncope 49 Asymptomatic Electrocardiogram Abnormalities 50 Arrhythmias in Women 51 Electrocardiographic Manifestations of the Athlete's Heart and Management of Arrhythmias in the Athlete 52 Proarrhythmia Syndromes 53 Exercise-Induced Arrhythmias 54 Genetics and Cardiac Arrhythmia Syndromes 55 Ventricular and Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias Associated with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 56 Evaluation and Management of Arrhythmias Associated with Congestive Heart Failure
SECTION VI ACQUIRED AND GENETIC DISEASE STATES ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS
57 Arrhythmias in Coronary Artery Disease 58 Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Diagnosis and Management 59 Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy 60 Postoperative Arrhythmias After Cardiac Surgery 61 Arrhythmias and Electrolyte Disorders 62 Genetic Diseases: The Long QT Syndrome 63 Genetic Diseases: Brugada Syndrome 64 Genetic Diseases: Short QT Syndrome 65 Genetic Diseases: Catecholaminergic Ventricular Tachycardia
SECTION VII NONINVASIVE ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
66 Heart Rate Variability and Heart Rate Turbulence 67 Clinical Use and Mechanistic Implications of Microvolt T-Wave Alternans and Signal-Averaged Electrocardiography 68 Q-T Interval, QT Dynamicity, and QT Variability 69 Ambulatory Electrocardiography: Long-Term Monitors and Event Recorders 70 Provocative Testing for Arrhythmias 71 Head-up Tilt-Table Test 72 Risk Stratification for Sudden Cardiac Death
SECTION VIII PEDIATRIC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
73 Arrhythmias During Pregnancy 74 Assessment and Treatment of Fetal Arrhythmias 75 Evaluation and Management of Arrhythmias in the Pediatric Population 76 Use of Ablation to Treat Arrhythmias in Children and Patients with Congenital Heart Disease 77 Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy in Pediatric Patients with and Without Congenital Heart Disease 78 Arrhythmias Associated with Congenital Heart Disease 79 Arrhythmias and Adult Congenital Heart Disease
SECTION IX THERAPEUTICS AND INTERVENTIONAL THERAPIES
A. PHARMACOLOGIC 80 Antiarrhythmic Drugs 81 Clinical Application of New Antiarrhythmic Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation 82 Non-antiarrhythmic Therapies for Cardiac Arrhythmias 83 Anticoagulation in Atrial Arrhythmias: Current Therapy and New Therapeutic Options
B. ELECTRICAL 84 Implantable Cardioverter- Defibrillators: Device Technology and Implantation Techniques 85 Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: Indications, Management of Complications, and Device Follow-up 86 Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy for Congestive Heart Failure: Physiological Basis, Technology, Indications, and Management 87 Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy 88 Management of Lead Systems for Implantable Devices: Techniques and Interventions 89 Diagnostic Aspects of Implantable Devices 90 Devices for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation 91 Electrical Therapy for Tachyarrhythmias: Future Directions
C. CATHETER AND SURGICAL ABLATION 92 Three-Dimensional Cardiac Mapping Techniques in Catheter Ablation 93 Curative Catheter Ablation for Supraventricular Tachycardia: Techniques and Indications 94 Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Techniques, Indications, and Outcomes 95 Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia: Current Techniques and New Technologies 96 Advances in Catheter Ablation of Primary Ventricular Fibrillation 97 Surgery for Ventricular Arrhythmias 98 Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation 99 Interventional Device Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation
By Sanjeev Saksena, MBBS, MD, FACC, FESC, FHRS, FAHA, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ; Director, Eastern Heart Institute and Arrhythmia/Pacemaker Service, PBI Regional Medical Center, Passaic, NJ and A. John Camm, MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, Professor of Clinical Cardiology, St. George's Hospital Medical Center, London, UK