Cardiac Rhythm Management
Articles Articles 2012

Article Collections for July, 2012

Letter from the Editor in Chief: Improving Long-Term Cognitive Function in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

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Conscious Sedation with Sufentanil and Midazolam for Epicardial VT Ablation

KHALED RAMOUL, MD, NADIR TAFER, MD, FRÉDÉRIC SACHER, MD, ASHOK J. SHAH, MD, NICOLAS DERVAL, MD, JOELLE REMI, MD, ARNAUD DENIS, MD, MAXIME DE GUILLEBON, MD, PIERRE BORDACHAR, MD, PHILIPPE RITTER, MD, MÉLÈZE HOCINI, MD, JACQUES CLÉMENTY, MD, ALEXANDRE OUATTARA, MD, MICHEL HAÏSSAGUERRE, MD, PIERRE JAÏS, MD, SEBASTIEN KNECHT, MD

Bordeaux University, Centre de recherche Cardio-Thoracique de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

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Expanding the Evaluation and Treatment of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation to Minimize the Risk of Dementia

T. JARED BUNCH, MD, BRIAN G. CRANDALL, MD, J. PETER WEISS, MD, JEFFREY S. OSBORN, MD, DAVID L. JOHNSON, MPAS, PA-C and JOHN D. DAY, MD

Intermountain Heart Institute, Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, Utah

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The Pathophysiology of Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure

1WANWARANG WONGCHAROEN, MD, and 2SHIH-ANN CHEN, MD

1Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; and the Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

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Coronary Sinus Venoplasty for Optimal Left Ventricular Lead Placement in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

AKBAR K. AHMED, MB, BS, MRCP and EUGEN C. PALMA, MD, FACC

Weiler Arrhythmia Services, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/ Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

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Successful Treatment of Esophageal Perforation Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation with a Fully Covered Esophageal Stent: Prevention of Atrial-Esophageal Fistula

1CHRISTOPHER R. ELLIS, MD, 2MEGAN M. STREUR, NP, 3ANDREW W. SCHARF, MD and 4JONATHAN C. NESBITT, MD

1Assistant Professor, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, Nashville, TN
2Nurse Practitioner, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute—Atrial Fibrillation Center, Nashville, TN
3Resident Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN
4 Associate Professor, Thoracic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

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Section Editor Commentary: Saving the Esophagus- Saving the Patient

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Practical Techniques to Manage Dysfunctional and Infected Leads: Lead Exchange Using a Retained Wire and Externalized Pacemakers with Active Fixation Leads

1ALEJANDRO JIMÉNEZ RESTREPO, MD, 2DIEGO A. RODRÍGUEZ GUERRERO, MD and 2LUIS C. SÁENZ MORALES, MD

1Wellington Regional Hospital, Wellington, New Zealand
2Centro Internacional de Arritmias, Fundación Cardioinfantil-Instituto de Cardiología, Bogota, Colombia

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