Dictionary of Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation, Resynchronization, and Arrhythmias - 2nd Edition

by David L. Hayes; and Samuel J. Asirvatham

Published May 2007
Format: Hardcover; eBook
ISBN: 9780979016400
Trim Size: 7.25 X10.25 inches
320 pages , 136 illustrations/figures/tables
List price: $49.00

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This new, expanded edition of the Dictionary of Cardiac Pacing, Electrophysiology, and Arrhythmias addresses the growing need for education about implantable cardiac devices and arrhythmia management. Perfect for the medical device industry and allied professionals, this illustrated reference updates the language of cardiac pacing, electrophysiology, arrhythmias, and resynchronization therapy.

Features include:

  • 3,386 terms, including more than 1,500 new entries and revised definitions
  • 136 figures and tables, illustrating terms concretely and lending depth to definitions and concepts
  • extensive cross-references to enable users to find terms with one or more synonyms or related concepts
  • selected clinical trial descriptions and references
  • appendices that list accepted and commonly used acronyms, abbreviations, and their meanings


David L. Hayes, MD, FACC, FHRS
Dr. Hayes is a consultant for the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Professor of Medicine in the College of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has lectured worldwide and is the author of multiple publications on cardiac pacing and defibrillation, including the widely read Cardiac Pacing and Defibrillation: A Clinical Approach, and A Case-Based Approach to Pacemakers, ICDs, and Cardiac Resynchronization.

Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD; Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine
Dr. Samuel J. Asirvatham is a consultant in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota.