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A
AAI mode, [link], [link][link]
atrial only pacemakers, [link][link]
far-field R wave sensing, [link][link]
ACC/AHA guidelines, [link], [link]
emergency, [link]
ACC/AHA/ESC guidelines, [link]
accelerometers, [link][link]
accessory pathway mediated tachycardias, [link]
action potentials, fast/slow, [link]
active fixation, [link], [link], [link][link]
activity sensors, [link][link]
advanced 2nd degree AV block, [link]
advice for patients see patient concerns
air embolus, [link]
airport security, [link]
alarms, [link]
alcohol-induced cardiomyopathy, [link][link]
alert period, [link][link]
algorithms
atrioventricular delay, [link][link]
atrioventricular delay hysteresis, [link][link]
prevention of atrial arrhythmias, [link][link]
alphabetic code, [link]
amiodarone
defibrillation threshold testings (DFTs), [link], [link]
high DFT, [link]
Amplatz goose-neck snare and deflecting wire, [link][link], [link]
anterior myocardial infarction, [link]
anti-tachycardia pacing (ATP), [link], [link][link]
burst, [link]
delivery in the VF Zone, [link]
failure, [link]
failure to terminate VT, [link]
ICD, [link]
ramp, [link][link]
redetection, [link]
anti-theft devices, [link]
antiarrhythmic drugs, [link], [link][link]
bradycardia, [link][link]
antibiotic cover, [link], [link], [link]
anticoagulants
novel, [link]
pre-ICD, [link]
withholding, [link]
anticoagulated patients, [link]
AOO mode, [link], [link], [link]
high threshold problems, [link]
aortic valve replacement, [link], [link]
apex of Koch, [link][link]
arrays, subcutaneous, [link][link]
arrhythmias, [link]
sinus node dysfunction, [link][link]
asynchronous competitive pacing, ‘magnet mode’, [link]
asystole, [link]
atrial arrhythmias
algorithms, [link][link]
pacing strategies
prevention, [link][link]
termination, [link]
paroxysmal atrial arrhythmias, [link][link]
atrial asynchronous pacing, [link]
atrial blanking period (ABP), [link][link], [link]
atrial burst pacing, [link]
atrial capture, [link][link], [link][link]
atrial channel, asynchronous mode, DVI(R), [link]
atrial channel blanking, [link]
atrial cycle
lengths between URI and TRp, [link]
rate smoothing, [link]
total atrial refractory period, [link]
atrial demand pacing, [link]
atrial electrogram (EGM), [link]
atrial escape interval (AEI), [link][link], [link], [link]
atrial event histograms, [link]
atrial fibrillation, [link], [link]
CRT and, [link]
cycle length instability, [link]
optimal programming of atrial sensitivity for mode switching, [link] paroxysmal, [link]
permanent, [link]
post AF response algorithm, [link]
prevention, [link]
algorithms, [link][link]
Bachmann’s bundle pacing, [link]
ventricular rate stabilization, [link]
symptomatic vs asymptomatic, [link]
undersensing, [link][link]
atrial fibrillation (AF), inappropriate shock for, [link]
atrial flutter, [link], [link]
search algorithm, [link], [link]
shortening of R-R interval, [link]
atrial inhibited pacing, [link]
atrial leads, [link]
displacement, [link]
placement, [link]
atrial only pacemakers (AAI systems), [link][link]
atrial overdrive pacing, [link]
increased rate, [link]
atrial pacing, [link], [link], [link]
alternate/dual site, [link]
fixed rate, [link]
non-competitive atrial pacing, [link]
atrial preference pacing, [link]
atrial premature beats, [link][link], [link][link]
overdrive pacing at increased atrial rate after, [link]
prevention of following pauses, [link]
atrial ramp pacing, [link]
atrial rate
intrinsic, [link]
mode switching algorithms, [link][link]
stabilization, [link], [link]
atrial refractory period (ARP), [link]
atrial sensing (AS), [link], [link]
oversensing, [link][link]
atrial septal defect (ASD) repair, [link]
atrial synchronous P-tracking, [link]
atrial synchronous pacing, [link]
atrial tachycardia, [link][link], [link], [link][link], [link][link]
undersensing, [link][link]
atrial threshold testing, [link][link]
atrial tracking, [link]
atrioventricular block
acquired, [link][link]
advanced 2nd degree AV block, [link]
anterior myocardial infarction, [link]
congenital, [link]
first degree, [link], [link], [link][link]
inferior myocardial infarction, [link]
Mobitz type II, [link]
postoperative, [link]
second/third degree, [link], [link], [link], [link], [link][link]
third degree, risk stratification post MI, [link]
atrioventricular delay, [link][link]
algorithms, [link][link]
hysteresis, [link][link], [link], [link][link]
prolonging, [link][link]
scanning, [link][link], [link]
sensed and paced, [link]
atrioventricular dyssynchrony, [link]
atrioventricular interval (AVI), [link][link]
long AVI, [link]
rate adaptive, [link], [link][link]
short AVI, [link][link]
atrioventricular nodal artery, [link][link]
atrioventricular node, [link][link]
ablation, [link], [link], [link]
His-Purkinje disease, [link], [link][link]
intrinsic automaticity, [link]
atrioventricular sequential asynchronous pacing, [link]
atrioventricular sequential non-P synchronous, [link]
atrioventricular sequential ventricular inhibited pacing, [link]
atrioventricular synchrony, [link][link]
J preformed lead, [link]
transient loss, [link]
automated capture control, [link]
automated sensing, [link]
‘axilla’, implantation, [link][link]
axilla implantation of generator, children, [link][link]
axillary vein, [link]
axillary vein (extrathoracic) puncture, [link], [link]


B
Bachmann’s bundle pacing, [link]
batteries, [link]
beginning of life indicator (BOL), [link]
end of/life, [link], [link]
indicators, [link]
lithium batteries, [link][link]
zinc-mercury batteries, [link]
beginning of life indicator (BOL), [link]
beta blockers, [link]
bifascicular block, [link], [link], [link]
Biotronik CardioMessenger®, [link]
Biotronik Closed Loop Stimulation sensor, [link][link]
bipolar pacing leads, [link], [link]
biventricular pacing, [link], [link]
blanking period, [link][link]
bleeding, [link]
‘blending’ relationship, [link][link]
Boston Scientific
band pass filter, [link]
EMBLEM® MRI, [link][link]
LATITUDE® system, [link]
QuickConvert® algorithm, [link]
subcutaneous ICD, [link][link]
bradycardia
chronic persistent, [link]
ILR and, [link]
pacing
antiarrhythmic drugs, [link][link]
relative, [link]
bradycardia (not MI), ACC/AHA guidelines, [link]
bridging therapy, [link]
Brugada syndrome, [link]
bundle branch block, intermittent, [link]
bundle branches, [link], [link], [link]
burst pacing, [link]
Byrd Workstation® for femoral extraction, [link]


C
Cabrera’s sign, [link][link]
calcific degeneration, [link]
can, ICD, [link]
capacitor maintenance, [link], [link]
capsulectomy, [link]
capture threshold, [link]
car repairs, [link]
cardiac anatomy, for ICD, [link]
cardiac perforation, [link]
cardiac resynchronization therapy, [link][link], [link][link]
alternative echo modalities, [link][link]
assessment of patient, [link][link]
basic minimum requirements, [link][link]
dyssynchrony, [link]
echocardiographic assessment prior to CRT, [link], [link]
timing, [link]
tissue Doppler imaging, [link]
atrial fibrillation, [link]
for AV block, [link]
bifascicular and trifascicular block, [link]
first degree, [link]
background, [link]
biventricular pacing, percentage, [link]
clinical reviews and medications, [link]
complications of CRT, [link][link], [link]
coronary sinus
cannulation, [link], [link]
venography, [link]
counselling, consent, and non-responders, [link]
CRT device programming, [link], [link]
AV delay, [link]
VV delay, [link]
CRT-D and CRT-P, [link]
CRT-D follow-up, [link]
end points, [link]
evidence base for CRT, [link]
follow-up, [link]
ICD or pacemaker?, [link]
implantation procedure, [link]
implantation techniques, [link]
indications for CRT, [link]
introducer catheter removal, [link]
laboratory/theatre set-up, [link]
long-term follow-up, [link]
LV lead delivery, [link], [link]
LV lead placement, coronary sinus cannulation, [link]
LV lead selection, [link]
LV lead testing, [link]
major studies, [link]
non-responders, [link]
positive effectsc, [link]
post-implant complications, [link][link]
post-implant procedure and testing, [link]
ECG post procedure, [link]
recent developments in CRT, [link]
remote follow-up, [link]
right atrial and ventricular lead placement, [link]
troubleshooting in CRT, [link]
cardiac surgery
atrial leads, [link]
post surgery pacing, [link]
cardiac tamponade, [link], [link]
cardiac veins, coronary sinus, [link]
cardioinhibitory response, hypersensitive, [link]
cardiomyopathies, [link]
cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), [link]
cardioversion, [link]
CARE-HF, [link]
carotid artery puncture, [link]
carotid sinus hypersensitivity, [link]
algorithms to avoid, [link]
indications for pacing, [link][link]
neurally mediated syncope, [link][link]
pathophysiology, [link]
case, generator, [link]
cephalic cut-down, lead insertion, [link]
cephalic vein, [link], [link][link]
chest pain, [link]
children
consequences of growth, [link]
epicardial systems, [link]
general principles, [link][link]
neonates, [link]
older children and young adults, [link][link]
single or dual chamber pacing, [link]
chronaxiae, [link], [link]
chronotropic incompetence, [link], [link], [link][link]
circuitry, [link]
clinical guidelines
ACC/AHA, [link]
ACC/AHA/ESC, [link]
ACC/AHA/NASPE 2012, [link][link]
BCS, [link]
ESC, [link]
ICD, NICE, [link], [link]
coil expander, [link]
collagen diseases, [link]
committed shocks, [link], [link]
common iliac vein, [link]
COMPANION trial, [link], [link]
sudden cardiac death, [link][link]
complete heart block, [link], [link], [link]
conduction fractures, [link]
incomplete, [link][link]
conduction system
anatomy, [link]
physiology, [link]
conductors, [link][link]
congenital defects, [link]
misplaced right ventricular pacing wire, [link][link]
congenital heart block, [link]
congestive heart failure (CHF), [link]
connector pins, [link][link]
connectors, [link], [link][link], [link]9
consent
informed, re shocks, [link]
replacement components, [link]
contact sports, [link]
Contak CRT-D, [link], [link]
coronary artery bypass grafting, [link]
coronary sinus
cannulation, [link]
‘difficult to find’ CS ostium, [link]
cardiac veins, [link]
lead extraction, [link]
venography, [link]9
coronary sinus dissection, [link]
coronary venous perforation, [link]
counselling, [link][link], [link]
consent, and non-responders, [link]
crosstalk sensing window, [link]
cyclical artefact, seizure, [link]


D
DAVID trial, [link]
DDD mode, [link][link], [link], [link]
‘AV delay hysteresis’ algorithms, [link][link]
DDDR pacing, [link]
defibrillation, [link]
biphasic defibrillation pulse waveform, [link]
FVT/VT zones, [link]
shocks, cardioversion, [link]
defibrillation threshold, [link][link]
high, [link]
sinus rhythm, [link]
defibrillation threshold testings (DFTs)
alternative methods, [link]
defibrillator, external, [link]
deflectable stylets, [link]
deflecting wire, [link]
delto-pectoral groove, [link]
depolarization wavefront, [link]
detection time/window, [link][link], [link][link]
detection zones, [link][link]
device clinic, [link]
CRT follow-up, [link]
follow-up schedule, [link][link]
ICD follow-up, [link]
pacemaker follow-up, [link]
patient review, [link][link]
remote follow-up, [link]
device connection and implant, [link]
device interrogation, [link], [link]
device testing, [link]
devices
frequently asked questions, [link][link]
intra-operative management, [link][link]
perioperative management, [link]
post-operative management, [link]
pre-operative assessment, [link]
diaphragmatic pacing, [link][link]
diaphragmatic stimulation, [link]
leads, [link]
diathermy, EDS system, [link], [link]
dilated cardiomyopathy, [link]
DOO mode, [link], [link], [link]
high threshold problems, [link]
Doppler assessment, [link]
driving regulations, [link], [link][link], [link][link]
driving restrictions, [link], [link][link]
drop detect method, [link][link]
drop size, [link][link]
dual chamber algorithm, vector timing/correlation (VTC), [link]
dual chamber pacing, [link], [link][link]
downgrading to single chamber, [link]
indications, [link]
non-bradycardia related indications, [link]
temporary, [link]
dual chamber rate-responsive devices, [link]
atrium/ventricle, 1:1 [link][link]
dual chamber sensing, [link][link]
dual chamber SVT discriminators, [link][link]
guidant Rhythm ID, [link]
Medtronic enhanced PR logic and wavelet dynamic discrimination, [link], [link]
DVI(R), [link]
dynamic atrioventricular delay, [link][link], [link][link]
dynamic post-ventricular atrial refractory period, [link], [link][link]
dyspnoea, [link]
dyssynchrony echocardiography, [link]


E
echocardiography
assessment prior to CRT, [link]
alternative echo modalities, [link][link]
ectopic beats, [link]
EDS system, [link], [link]
elective replacement indicator (ERI), [link], [link]
elective surgery, [link]
electrical dyssynchrony, [link]
electrical storm, [link], [link]
electrocardiogram (ECG), [link], [link][link]
diagnosis of myocardial infarction, [link][link]
electrocautery, [link]
electrode pins, [link]
electrodes, [link], [link][link]
capture threshold, [link]
epicardial, [link]
flotation electrode, [link]
ICD, [link][link]
repair, [link]
rigid pacing electrode, [link], [link]
ring electrodes, [link], [link], [link]
shock electrodes, [link]2, [link]
tip, [link]
electrodiathermy, EDS system, [link]
electrogram (EGM)
intracardiac electrogram (IEGM) [link]
morphology, [link]
morphology change, [link]
ventricular intracardiac electrogram (IEGM), [link]
electromagnetic interference (EMI) [link], [link], [link], [link]
possible effects on ICDs and pacemakers, [link]
emergency, ACC/AHA guidelines, [link]
emergency surgery, [link][link]
EMPIRIC PainFREE Rx II for ICD, [link]
end of life issues, [link]
endless-loop tachycardia see pacemaker-mediated tachycardia (PMT)
enhanced PR logic analyses, [link]
epicardial pacing, [link]
epicardial systems
children, [link]
implanted in rectus sheath, [link]
repair of fractured electrodes, [link]
ERI: elective replacement indicator (battery), [link], [link]
erosion, [link][link]
event counters, [link], [link]
event logs, [link]
exit block, [link][link], [link], [link]
explantation, defined, [link]
external interference, [link], [link]
extraction
defined, [link] see also lead extraction
extraction sheaths, [link], [link], [link]


F
failure to capture, [link]
failure to deliver appropriate therapies, [link][link]
failure to pace, [link]
far-field sensing, [link], [link][link], [link][link]
R waves, [link]
‘faster win’ relationship, sensors, [link][link]
femoral vein, [link], [link]
cannulation, [link], [link], [link]
thromboembolism, [link]
fibrosis, leads, [link], [link], [link][link]
fixation
active and passive, [link], [link]
temporary pacing, [link]
fixation leads, [link]
flotation electrode, [link]
follow-up see remote follow-up
functional undersensing, [link]
fusion beats, [link]


G
general anaesthesia
temporary cardiac pacing, [link]
vs sedation, [link]
generator see pulse generator
goose-neck snare, [link][link], [link]
Guidant Endotak DSP, [link]
Guidant Prism ICD, [link]


H
haematoma, [link], [link]
risks, [link]
haemodynamic sensors, [link][link]
haemothorax, [link], [link]
heart block see atrioventricular block
heart failure, CRT and, [link]
heart rates
detrimental, [link]
histograms, [link][link], [link]
helical loop basket, [link]
heparin, [link]
bridging therapy, [link]
high impedance leads, [link]
high threshold problems, [link][link]
lead displacement, [link]
no capture of pacing stimulus, [link]
high voltage lead integrity check, [link]
His bundle, [link], [link]
His-Purkinje disease, [link], [link][link]
history of devices, [link][link]
timeline, [link]
His-Purkinje system, [link], [link]
hot can, [link]
‘hot can’ generator, [link]
household appliances, [link]
hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, [link], [link][link]
obstructive, [link]
hysteresis, [link], [link]
atrioventricular delay, [link][link]
hysteresis rate interval, [link]
rate drop response (RDR), [link][link]


I
impedance testing, [link][link]
implantable cardioverter defibrillator, [link], [link][link]
alarms, [link]
anticoagulants, pre-procedure, [link]
assessment, pre-procedure, [link][link]
atrial fibrillation, paroxysmal, added atrial lead, [link]
atrial leads, [link]
atrial tachycardia, [link]4, [link][link], [link], [link][link], [link][link]
avoiding inappropriate shocks, [link]
bradycardia pacing, [link]
cardioversion, [link]
choice of transvenous ICD system, [link]
chronic complications, [link][link]
clinical guidelines
ACC/AHA/NASPE 2012, [link][link]
ESC, [link]
NICE, [link], [link]
configuration of shock vector, [link]
counselling and consent, [link][link], [link]
defibrillation threshold testings, [link], [link], [link]
alternative methods, [link]
defibrillations, [link]
device connection and implant, [link]
device testing, [link]
difficult testing, [link][link]
high DFT, [link]9
unable to induce, [link]
driving regulations, [link][link]
driving restrictions, [link][link]
dual-chamber SVT discriminators, [link], [link][link]
follow-up, [link]
function, arrhythmia detection, [link]
general anaesthesia, [link]
vs sedation, [link]
high voltage lead integrity check, [link]
home monitoring, [link]
‘hot can’, [link]
how it works, [link]
inappropriate discharge rate, [link][link]
indications, insertion, [link]
lead extraction, [link]
lead impedance, [link]
lead placement, [link]
medications, [link]
Medtronic T-Wave Discrimination algorithm, [link]
morphology algorithms, [link]
morphology discriminator (MD), [link]
operative and 30–day mortality, [link][link]
overlapping detection zones, [link]
pacing parameters, [link]
pacing system analyser (PSA), [link]
paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, SVT and, [link]
patient and equipment preparation, [link]
permanent atrial fibrillation, [link]
post-procedure management, [link][link], [link]
premature ventricular stimulation (PVS), [link]
proarrhythmia, [link][link]
procedure, [link]
programming
bradycardia pacing, [link]
Brugada syndrome, [link]
detection time, [link][link]
detection zones and therapies, [link][link]
empirical programming vs tailored therapy, [link]
examples, [link], [link]
fast VT zone, [link]
how much non-sustained VT?, [link]
long QT syndrome, [link]
MADIT-RIT study, [link][link]
post-shock pacing, [link]
for specific conditions, [link][link]
SVT discriminators, [link]
VF zone, [link]
VF zone with shocks, [link]
VT zone, [link]
rate determination, [link]
rhythm ID, [link]
risks
inappropriate therapies for SVTs, [link]
inappropriate withholding of therapy for VT, [link]
potential harms of ICD insertion, [link]
sensitivity, [link]
shock vector configuration, [link]
shocks, [link][link]
avoiding inappropriate shocks, [link]
inappropriate, [link][link], [link][link]
single vs dual chamber, [link]
subcutaneous ICD, [link][link]
implant technique, [link]
leads, [link]
programming, [link]
sudden cardiac death, [link][link]
sudden onset programming, [link]
ventricular rate, [link][link]
SVT discriminators, [link][link]
single/dual-chamber, [link], [link][link], [link]
SVT override, [link]
system elements, [link][link]
T-wave oversensing, [link]
anti-tachycardia pacing (ATP), [link][link]
ATP delivery in VF zone, [link]
tachyarrhythmia therapies, [link]
inappropriate therapies for tachycardia, [link][link]
transvenous ICD system, [link][link]
troubleshooting, [link][link]
assessing an ICD therapy, [link]
atrial fibrillation or flutter, [link]
atrial tachycardia, [link][link]
audible alerts, [link]
battery life, premature depletion, [link]
committed shocks, [link]60
device advisories and alerts, [link][link]
external interference, [link]
failure of therapy to terminate tachycardia, [link][link]
failure to deliver appropriate therapies, [link][link]
immediate re-initiation (misclassification), [link]
inactivation of ICD, [link]
inappropriate therapies, normal ventricular rate, [link][link]
inappropriate therapies for tachycardia, [link][link]
‘junctional’ supraventricular tachycardias, [link]
key information required, [link]
lead damage/loose connection, [link]9
lead impedance, [link]
lead problems, [link], [link]
myopotential oversensing, [link]
non-sustained ventricular tachycardia, [link], [link]
P-wave oversensing, [link], [link]
responses to therapy, [link]
shock failure, [link][link]
slow tachycardia, [link][link]
SVT discriminators, [link], [link]
T-wave oversensing, [link][link]
undersensing, [link]
ventricular fibrillation (VF)
induction, vs no induction, [link]
SIMPLE trial, VF induction vs no induction, [link]3
ventricular stability, [link] see also implantation of ICD
implantable loop recorder see insertable loop recorder
incisions, [link], [link]
incomplete conduction fractures, [link][link]
indications for pacing, [link], [link][link], [link]
infections, [link][link]
inferior myocardial infarction, [link]
inferior vena cava, [link]
infrequent short pauses (LRI) [link]
injury current, [link][link]
innominate vein, [link]
transvenous electrode coil, [link][link]
insertable loop recorder, [link][link]
characteristics, [link]
complications, [link]
cost effectiveness, [link]
diagnostic yield, [link]
explantation, [link]
implantation, [link]
indications, relative contraindications, [link]
interpretation, symptom-rhythm correlation, [link]
positioning, [link]
programming, [link]
insulation fracture, [link]
intercostal muscle stimulation, [link]
interference
electromagnetic, [link], [link], [link]
skeletal muscle, [link]
internal jugular vein, [link]
BCS guidelines, [link]
cannulation, [link], [link]
difficult access, [link]
right vs left, [link]
interventricular delay, [link]
interventricular dyssynchrony, [link], [link], [link], [link]
intracardiac electrogram (IEGM), [link]
intracardiac QT interval, [link][link]
intraventricular delay, [link][link]
intraventricular dyssynchrony, [link], [link], [link]
introducer catheter removal, [link]
IS-1 connectors, [link]


J
‘junctional’ supraventricular tachycardias, [link]


L
laser extraction sheath, [link], [link]
lead control, [link]
lead explantation, [link], [link]
lead extension, [link]
lead extractions, [link][link]
complications, [link]
coronary sinus, [link]
femoral venous approach, [link]
future provision for, [link]
ICD, [link]
indications, [link]
open surgical, [link]
post surgery, [link]
re-implantation, [link]
superior venous approach, [link]
systems for extraction, [link], [link]
traction and countertraction, [link] see also system and lead extractions
lead fixation
passive, [link][link]
lead insulation
break, [link]
lead tip, macro/microdislodgement, [link]
leadless pacing systems, [link]
children, [link]
leads, [link]
addition of new lead, [link]
connectors, [link], [link][link], [link]9
control, [link]
damage/loose connection, [link]
delivery of LV lead, [link]
displacement, [link]
existing, check, [link]
fibrosis, [link], [link], [link][link]
ICD, [link]
placement, [link], [link], [link]
pressure and counterpressure, [link]
quadripolar, [link], [link]
redundant, [link]
replacement, [link]
selection of LV lead, [link]
testing, [link]
tunnelled, [link]
Twiddler’s syndrome, [link], [link]
left anterior/posterior fascicular block, [link]
left atrial appendage thrombus, [link]
left bundle branch block (LBBB), [link], [link], [link]
left ventricular lead placement, [link][link], [link]
left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) gradient, [link]
left ventricular pacing, [link][link]
lifestyle issues, patient concerns, and devices, [link][link]
lithium batteries, [link][link]
locking stylets, [link], [link], [link]
long QT syndrome, [link], [link], [link], [link], [link]
loose connection, [link]
low base rates, programming, [link][link]
low rate detect method, [link]
lower rate interval (LRI), [link], [link], [link]
hysteresis rate interval, [link]
programming, [link]
lower rate limit (LRL), [link][link], [link]
sleep function, [link]


M
macrodislodgement of lead tip, [link]
MADIT-RIT study, [link][link], [link]
magnetic resonance imaging, MRI-conditional devices, [link][link]
magnets
differentiating pacing from sensing problems, [link]
pacemaker ring magnet, [link]
role, [link]
managed ventricular pacing (MVP) algorithm, [link][link]
manufacturers, AV delay algorithms, [link]
maximum sensor driven rate (MDSR), [link]
maximum tracking rate, [link][link]
medical procedures, safety, [link]
Medtronic
ATP delivery in the VF Zone, [link]
Carelink®, [link]
enhanced PR logic analyses, [link], [link]
Marquis generator, withdrawn, [link]
Sprint Fidelis, [link]
T-Wave Discrimination algorithm, [link]
Transvene, [link]
metformin, lactic acidosis risk, [link]
microdislodgement of lead tip, [link]
micturition syncope, [link]
MILIS (Multicentre Investigation of Limitation of Infarct Size) study, [link]
minute ventilation sensors, [link][link]
MIRACLE, [link]
MIRACLE ICD, [link]
mobile phones, [link]
mode switching, [link][link]
algorithms, [link], [link][link], [link]
diagnostics, [link]
far-field sensing, [link]
programming, [link]
monitor zone, [link][link]
monomorphic ventricular tachycardia, [link], [link], [link]
morphology algorithms, [link]
morphology discriminator (MD), [link]
motor vehicle repairs, [link]
MRI scan, [link]
Multicentre Investigation of Limitation of Infarct Size (MILIS) study, [link]
MUSTIC, [link]
myocardial infarction
ACC/AHA guidelines, [link]
AV block, [link]
Cabrera’s sign, [link][link]
complete heart block, [link]
inferior, [link]
MILIS risk stratification, third-degree AV block, [link]
paced ECG, [link][link]
temporary cardiac pacing, [link]
myocardial ischaemia, [link]
ventricular pro-arrhythmia, [link]
myocardial refractory period, pacing spike, [link]
myocardium, perforation, [link], [link]
myopotentials, [link]
inhibition, [link]
oversensing, [link]


N
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence see NICE guidelines
native beats, [link]
needle’s eye snare, [link]
neonates, [link]
neurally mediated (vasovagal) syncope, [link][link]
indications for pacing, [link]
pathophysiology, [link]
neurocardiogenic syncope, [link]
NICE guidelines, for ICD and CRT, [link], [link]
noise, electromagnetic interference (EMI), [link], [link], [link], [link]
non-competitive atrial pacing, [link]
on/not on, [link]
non-sustained ventricular tachycardia, [link], [link]


O
overlapping detection zones, ICD, [link]
overseas travel, time zones, [link]
oversensing, [link][link], [link]
oxygen desaturation, [link]


P
P cells, [link]
P waves, [link][link]
intrinsic, [link]
oversensing, [link][link], [link], [link]
retrograde, [link][link], [link]
in second degree AV block, [link]
undersensing, [link]
P-P interval, atrial tachycardia, [link][link]
paced beats, [link]
paced fusion and pseudofusion beats, [link]
pacem, driving regulations, [link]
pacemaker(s)
alternative pacing sites [link]
circuitry, [link]
complications, [link][link]
air embolus, [link]
failed venous access, [link]
intermediate, [link]
late, [link][link]
peri-procedural, [link][link]
pneumothorax and haemothorax, [link]
components, [link][link]
follow-up, [link]
history, [link][link]
runaway, [link]
testing, [link] see also pacemaker implantation
pacemaker clock, [link][link], [link]
pacemaker implantation
AHA/ACC/ESC guidelines, [link]
Class I evidence, [link]
Class IIa/IIb evidence, [link]
indications for pacing, [link]
alternative device types and sites, [link][link]
children, [link][link]
electrogram amplitudes at implant, [link]
epicardial systems implanted in rectus sheath, [link]
implantation in ‘axilla’, [link][link]
implantation in groin, [link]
pre-procedure, [link]
patient preparation, [link]
peri-procedural monitoring, [link]
post-procedure care, [link]
supraclavicular vein access, [link]
pacemaker modes, nomenclature, [link]
pacemaker programming, [link][link]
algorithms for prevention of atrial arrhythmias, [link][link]
atrioventricular delay, [link][link]
atrioventricular delay algorithms, [link]
automated functions, [link]
chronotropic evaluation, [link][link]
hysteresis, [link]
lower rate interval, [link]
minimizing right ventricular pacing, [link][link]
mode switching, [link][link]
non-competitive atrial pacing, [link]
pacemaker-mediated tachycardia, [link][link]
rate drop hysteresis/response (RDR), [link][link]
rate response, [link][link]
refractory periods, [link][link]
sleep function, [link]
stored information, [link], [link]
upper rate interval, [link][link]
ventricular safety pacing, [link], [link]
pacemaker syndrome, [link], [link]
retrograde conduction, [link]
pacemaker system-related parameters, auto measurement, [link]
pacemaker-mediated tachycardia (PMT), [link], [link][link], [link]
avoiding, [link]
detection, [link]
termination, [link][link]
pacing, [link]
asynchronous competitive pacing, ‘magnet mode’, [link]
general principles, young see children
indications, [link]
multisite, [link]
poor sensing and pacing parameters, [link]
strength-duration curve, [link]
temporary, [link]
pacing box, temporary, [link]
setting, [link]
pacing with dual-chamber sensing, [link][link]
pacing impulse, [link][link]
pacing leads, [link][link]
leadless pacing systems, [link]
pacing mode
choice, [link], [link]
need for extra functions, [link]
need for rate response, [link]
single/dual, [link]
nomenclature, [link]
pacing sensitivity, [link]
pacing spikes, [link], [link]
inappropriate, [link][link]
myocardial refractory period, [link]
pacing system analyser (PSA), [link]
pacing threshold, [link]
evolution, [link]
inflammation and oedema, [link]
pacing wire, complications, [link]
paediatrics see children
palpitations, [link]5
paroxysmal atrial arrhythmias, [link][link], [link], [link]
paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), [link]
passive fixation, [link], [link], [link][link]
Patch (post-CABG surgery), [link]
PATH-CHF, [link]
patient concerns, [link][link]
driving regulations, [link], [link][link], [link][link]
frequently asked questions, [link][link]
lifestyle issues, [link][link]
post-implant advice, [link] see also shocks
patient education post implant, [link]
patient preparation
CRT, [link][link]
ICD, [link]
pacemaker implantation, [link]
system and lead extractions, [link]
pause-dependent ventricular tachycardia, [link], [link]
pectoral muscle stimulation, [link]
penicillin allergy, [link], [link]
percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), [link]
perforation, myocardium, [link], [link]
pericarditic chest pain, [link]
permanent pacemaker implantation see pacemaker implantation
persistent left superior vena cava, [link]
petrol-powered tools, [link]
phantom shock, [link]
phones, [link]
phrenic nerve stimulation, [link], [link], [link], [link]
physiological pacing, [link][link]
pneumothorax, [link], [link], [link], [link]
bilateral, [link]
high shock impedance, [link]
pockets, [link], [link][link], [link]
closure, [link]
revision, [link]
subcutaneous, [link], [link]
submuscular, [link], [link][link], [link], [link]
post-atrial ventricular blanking (PAVB), [link][link], [link], [link][link]
post-cardiac surgery pacing, [link], [link], [link]
post-exercise response, [link][link]
post-premature atrial contraction (PAC), [link]
post-shock pacing, [link]
programmable parameters, [link]
post-ventricular atrial blanking period (PVABP), [link][link], [link]
atrial events, [link]
post-ventricular atrial refractory period (PVARP), [link][link], [link][link]
non-competitive atrial pacing (NCAP) algorithm, [link]
power sources, [link]
power tools, [link]
premature atrial contraction (PAC), suppression, [link]
premature ventricular stimulation (PVS), [link]
pseudofusion beats, [link]
pulmonary embolism, risk, [link], [link]
pulse duration/pulse width, [link], [link]
pulse generator, [link][link], [link][link]
case, [link]
connecting and burying, [link]
failure, [link]
new generator implantation, [link]
replacement, [link][link]
general principles, [link]
removal, [link]
with addition of a new lead, [link]
smaller size, [link][link]
Purkinje fibres, [link]


Q
QRS complex
LBBB morphology, [link], [link][link]
pseudofusion beats, [link]
QRS durations, [link], [link]
QRS-T waves, [link]
QT interval, [link][link]
QuickConvert® algorithm, ATP, [link]


R
R waves, [link][link]
double counting, [link]
far-field R wave amplitude, [link][link]
far-field sensing, [link]
undersensing, [link]
VT/VF detection, [link]
R-R interval, atrial tachycardia, [link], [link][link]
RAFT, [link]
rate drop hysteresis/response (RDR), [link][link]
drop detect method, [link][link]
intrinsic, [link]
low rate detect method, [link]
rate histograms, [link][link], [link], [link]
rate response, [link][link]
maximum sensor driven rate (MDSR), [link]
programming, [link][link]
rate response sensors, [link][link]
rate smoothing, [link]
rate-adaptive atrioventricular interval, [link], [link][link]
rectus sheath implantation, [link]
refractory period, [link][link]
remote follow-up, [link]
advantages, [link]
disadvantages, [link]
renal function impairment, [link]
respiratory rate, [link][link]
retriggerable refractory periods, [link]
REVERSE, [link]
rheobase, [link], [link]
Rhythm ID, [link]
right atrial lead placement, [link]
right bundle branch block, [link][link], [link]
right ventricular lead placement, [link]
right ventricular pacing, [link], [link]
minimizing, [link][link]
right ventricular perforation, [link], [link], [link]
rigid pacing electrode, [link], [link]
ring electrodes, [link], [link], [link]
rotating sheath, [link]
runaway pacemaker, [link]


S
St Jude
ATP delivery in the VF Zone, [link]
optimization of defibrillation waveform, [link]
St Jude A/V rate branch + MD, [link]
St Jude Medical Riata and Riata ST, [link]
St Jude Merlin®@Home and HouseCall Plus®, [link]
St Jude SenseAbility® programme, [link]
search hysteresis, [link]
security devices, [link]
sedation
and local anaesthesia, [link]
vs general anaesthesia, [link]
seizure, cyclical artefact, [link]
sensed ventricular event, [link]
sensing
automated sensing, [link], [link]
poor sensing and pacing parameters, [link]
sensitivity, [link]
sensitivity value, [link]
sensor slope, [link][link], [link]
sensor threshold, [link][link]
sensors
combined, [link][link]
haemodynamic sensors, [link][link]
rate response, [link][link]
set screws, [link]
sheath, procedural tips, [link]
shock electrodes, [link]2, [link]
shock vector, [link]
shock waveform, [link]
shocks, [link][link]
actions in shock from an ICD, [link]
avoiding inappropriate ICD shocks, [link][link], [link]
committed shocks, [link], [link]
driving restrictions, [link], [link][link]
multiple, [link]
partners and, [link]
planning for, [link]
post-shock pacing, [link]
shop antitheft devices, [link]
shortness of breath, [link]
sick sinus syndrome, [link]
silicone cap, sealing lead core, [link]
SIMPLE trial, VF induction vs no induction, [link]3
single-pass VDD leads, [link]
sinoatrial nodal artery, [link]
sinoatrial node, [link], [link]
sinoatrial node disease, [link]
sinus arrest, [link]
sinus bradycardia, [link], [link], [link]
sinus node dysfunction, [link][link]
sinus pauses, recurrent, [link]
sinus rate, intrinsic, [link][link]
sinus rhythm
ILR and, [link]
low sensed R-wave amplitude, [link], [link]
non-arrhythmic cause, [link]
sinus tachycardia
shock therapy for, [link]
situational syncope, [link]
skeletal muscle
interference, [link]
stimulation, [link]
sleep function, [link], [link]
slitting, [link]
Sorin Micro-Best ACT SonR® [link][link]
sotalol, [link]
high DFT, [link]
speckle tracking, [link]
sports, [link], [link]
ST depression, [link][link], [link]
ST elevation, [link][link]
stability testing, [link][link]
steroid eluting, [link]
steroid eluting tips, [link], [link], [link], [link][link]
stored EGMs, [link], [link]
stored information, [link], [link]
strain, [link]
strain rate analysis, [link]
strength-duration curve, [link], [link]
stylets, [link]8, [link][link], [link], [link], [link]
J-shaped, [link]
locking, [link], [link], [link]
subclavian artery puncture, [link], [link], [link][link], [link]
subclavian crush syndrome, [link], [link], [link]
subclavian vein, [link], [link][link]
cannulation, [link], [link]
failed access, [link]
subcutaneous arrays, [link][link]
subcutaneous ICD, [link][link]
submuscular pocket, [link], [link][link], [link], [link], [link]
sudden cardiac death, [link][link]
trials, [link], [link][link]
superior vena cava, [link]
left-sided, [link]
superior vena cava syndrome, [link][link]
suppression of PAC, [link]
supraclavicular vein access, [link]
supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), [link], [link]
discriminators
‘junctional’ SVTs, [link]
override, [link]
paroxysmal, [link]
programming, [link]
syncope
EGMs, [link]
neurally mediated (vasovagal) syncope, [link][link], [link][link]
neurocardiogenic, [link]
recurrent, [link], [link]
of unknown origin, [link]
system and lead extractions, [link][link]
complications, [link]
defibrillator and coronary sinus lead extractions, [link]
femoral venous approach, [link]
general principles, [link]
indications
infection-related, [link]
patient-related, [link]
lead extraction, [link][link]
open surgical lead extraction, [link]
patient preparation, [link]
post lead extraction, [link]
superior venous approach, [link]
tools for extraction, [link][link]


T
T waves, amplitude, [link][link]
T-wave memory, [link]
T-wave oversensing, [link][link], [link], [link], [link]
ECG signs, [link]
inappropriate therapies, [link][link]
reprogramming options, [link]
tachycardia
inappropriate therapies for tachycardia, [link][link]
slow, [link][link]
temporary cardiac pacing, [link], [link][link]
ACC/AHA guidelines, [link]
choice of venous access, [link]
femoral vein, [link], [link]
internal jugular vein, [link], [link]
subclavian vein, [link], [link]
complications, [link]
general principles, [link]
indications
emergency, [link]
semi-elective, [link]
insertion of flotation electrode, [link]
insertion of rigid pacing electrode, [link], [link]
other forms
dual chamber, [link]
epicardial pacing, [link]
transcutaneous, [link]
transoesophageal, [link]
tunnelled, [link]
preparation, [link][link]
setting up pacing, [link][link]
tendon of Todaro, [link][link]
thoracotomy, [link], [link], [link]
3D imaging for CRT, [link]
threshold testing, [link][link]
thromboembolism, [link], [link][link]
thrombosis, [link]
tidal volume, [link][link]
time zones, [link]
timing cycle, alert period, [link][link]
tines, [link]
tip electrode, [link]
tissue Doppler imaging, [link]
tissue tracking, [link]
total atrial refractory period (TARP), [link], [link], [link]
transcutaneous pacing, [link]
transitional cells, [link]
transoesophageal pacing, [link]
transthoracic impedance, [link][link]
transvenous electrode coil, innominate vein, [link][link]
transvenous pacing, [link]
travel
device support, [link]
time zones, [link]
trending, [link][link]
tricuspid regurgitation, [link], [link]
trifascicular block, [link], [link]
troubleshooting, [link][link]
failure to pace successfully, [link]
troubleshooting in CRT, [link]
tunnelled temporary pacing, [link], [link]
tunnelling rod introducer, [link][link]
Twiddler’s syndrome, [link], [link], [link]


U
ultrasound, [link]
undersensing, [link], [link][link]
causes, [link]
diagnosis, [link]
functional, [link]
ICDs, [link]
treatment, [link]
ventricular fibrillation (VF), [link], [link], [link], [link]
unipolar pacing leads, [link]
upper rate interval, [link][link]
upper rate limit, [link][link]
angina patients, [link][link]
atrial tracking, [link]
choosing, [link][link]
exceeding, [link]
total atrial refractory period, [link]
upper rate response, Wenckebach, [link], [link][link]
upper sensor rate, [link][link]


V
vasovagal syncope see syncope
VDD mode
pacing, [link]
single pass, [link]
vector timing and correlation (VTC), [link]
vegetations, [link]
venous access, [link]
failed, [link]
venous occlusion, [link][link]
venous system, anatomy, [link], [link]
venous thrombosis, [link]
ventricular arrhythmias
A:V relationships possible, [link][link]
CRT, [link]
driving regulations, [link][link]
dual chamber algorithms, [link][link]
pacing, [link], [link][link]
ventricular blanking period (VBP), [link][link]
ventricular demand pacing, [link][link]
ventricular depolarization, double counting, [link]
ventricular dyssynchrony, [link][link], [link], [link]
haemodynamic effects, [link]
ventricular EGMs
automatic adjustment of sensitivity, [link]
stability as SVT discriminators, [link]
ventricular event histograms, [link]
ventricular fibrillation (VF)
confirming VF after initial detection, [link]
detection, [link]
following defibrillation, [link]
FVT via VF, [link], [link]
induction, [link], [link]
vs no induction, [link]
SIMPLE trial, VF induction vs no induction, [link]3
three non-overlapping detection zones, [link]
undersensing, [link], [link], [link], [link]
VF zone with shocks, [link]
ventricular inhibited pacing, [link][link]
ventricular intracardiac electrogram (IEGM), [link]
ventricular lead undersensing, [link]
ventricular pacing, [link][link], [link]
with dual chamber sensing, [link]
managed, [link][link]
minimizing, [link][link]
safety pacing, [link], [link]
sensing, [link], [link]
threshold, [link]
ventricular premature beats, [link], [link][link]
ventricular pro-arrhythmia, [link]
ventricular rate stabilization, [link][link], [link]
prevention of atrial fibrillation, [link]
ventricular refractory period (VRP), [link][link], [link][link]
ventricular sensing (VS)
bipolar, true vs integrated, [link], [link]
ventricular septal defect (VSD) closure, [link]
ventricular stability, [link]
ventricular tachycardia (VT), [link][link], [link], [link]
fast zone (FVT), [link], [link]
monomorphic/polymorphic, [link]
non-sustained VT, [link], [link], [link], [link]
overlapping detection zones, [link]
R-R interval, [link]
SVT discriminators [link]
single/dual-chamber, [link], [link][link], [link]
toleration, [link]
torsades de pointes polymorphic, [link]
ventricular threshold testing, [link][link]
ventricular triggering period, [link]
voltage output, [link]
VOO mode, [link], [link]
high threshold problems, [link]
pacing, [link], [link]
VVI mode, [link], [link]
pacing rate, [link]
T-wave oversensing, [link]


W
warfarin, [link], [link]
wavelet dynamic discrimination, [link]
websites, xxiii
welding, [link]
Wenckebach block
second degree heart block, [link], [link], [link][link]
upper rate response, [link], [link][link]
‘winged’ lead-securing cuffs, [link][link]
wireless or telephone technology, home monitoring, [link]
wounds, closure, [link], [link][link]


X
X-rays, [link]