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March 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:20

Book review: Clinical handbook of cardiac electrophysiology

Rohan Wijesurendra

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Publisher: Springer International Publishing 2015 ISBN: 978-3-319-40816-3 Price: £66.99 Electrophysiology is an exciting, evolving and expanding sub-speciality. One challenge of the field is that it can be relatively inaccessible to those not familiar with its intricacies, who may find the concepts (and intracardiac traces) difficult to master. A new text “Clinical handbook of cardiac electrophysiology,” edited by Benedict Glover and Pedro Brugada, promises to address the need for a detailed yet accessible transitional text. It is firmly targeted at ‘electrophysiology (EP) beginners,’ be they general cardiologists, junior EP Fellow

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March 2014 Br J Cardiol 2014;21:21, 28

Book reviews

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Author: Bennett DH Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012 ISBN: 978-0-470-67493-2, Price: £34.99 This 8th edition of Bennett’s cardiac arrhythmias offers a comprehensive overview of the mechanisms and management of the most commonly encountered types of arrhythmia in clinical practice. A large variety of good quality examples are provided appended with concise explanatory notes, and the layout is uniform throughout. What is particularly noteworthy and different from a standard book of electrocardiography is the fact that not only does the author outline and exemplify mechanisms and types of arrhythmia, but he also provides an introduction to ele

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March 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:75

Handbook of cardiac electrophysiology

Paul R Roberts

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Editors: Natale A, Wazni O Publisher: Informa Healthcare, London, 2007 ISBN: 184184620 Price: £110 There are sections on implantation techniques for pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronisation devices (CRT). The latter is an excellent introduction to the practical aspects of asessing the patient, implanting and extracting devices. A good section of the book details the approach to interventional electrophysiology including basic principles behind diagnostic electrophysiology testing and catheter ablation of the most commonly encountered arrhythmias. The handbook also has comprehensive coverage of

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