TY - CHAP A1 - Wilbert S. Aronow ED1 - Wilbert S. Aronow Y1 - 2014-02-12 PY - 2014 T1 - Treatment of Ventricular Arrhythmias N2 - This book is useful for physicians taking care of patients with cardiac arrhythmias and includes six chapters written by experts in their field. Chapter 1 discusses basic mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias. Chapter 2 discusses the chronobiological aspects of the impact of apnoic episodes on ventricular arrhythmias. Chapter 3 discusses navigation, detection, and tracking during cardiac ablation interventions. Chapter 4 discusses epidemiology and pathophysiology of ventricular arrhythmias in several noncardiac diseases, methods used to assess arrhythmia risk, and their association with long-term outcomes. Chapter 5 discusses the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias including indications for implantation of an AICD for primary and for secondary prevention in patients with and without congestive heart failure. Chapter 6 discusses surgical management of atrial fibrillation. BT - Cardiac Arrhythmias SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/57545 DO - 10.5772/57545 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-08-12 ER -