Image-Guided Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation

Timm Michael L Dickfeld

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCardiac CT, PET and MR: Second Edition
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781405185530
StatePublished - Aug 31 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Ablation lesion imaging
  • Atrial fibrillation ablation - preablation imaging
  • Cardiac imaging, role in detection - and follow-up of postprocedural complications
  • Current "gold standard" of defining myocardial scar - based on endocardial bipolar voltage recordings
  • Image integration - 3D mapping systems, improvement over sole fluoroscopic guidance
  • Image-guided electrophysiology mapping and ablation
  • Quantitative and qualitative PET scar imaging - incorporating radioactive tracer isotope into metabolically active molecule
  • Real-time CT guidance - of radiofrequency ablations
  • Structural and hemodynamic effects - of atrial fibrillation ablations
  • Ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation - the next emerging frontier in EP

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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