Image-Guided Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation

Timm Michael L Dickfeld

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCardiac CT, PET and MR: Second Edition
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages334-353
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781405185530
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 31 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • 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)

Cite this

Dickfeld, T. M. L. (2010). Image-Guided Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation. In Cardiac CT, PET and MR: Second Edition (pp. 334-353). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444323894.ch14