Arrhythmias and Pacemaker Basics – Hong Kong University

  1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart
    1. Anatomy
    2. Basic Electrophysiology
  2. ECG Introduction
    1. Leads used
    2. Normal ECG
  3. Paediatric ECG


Tachyarrhythmias and Bradyarrhythmias:

  1. Tachyarrhythmias
    1. Introduction & Classification
    2. Impulse Formation Disorders
      Sinus Tachycardia

          b. Atrial Tachycardia

          c. Premature Contractions

          d. Accelerated Idio-junctional Rhythm

          e. Accelerated Idio-ventricular Rhythm
    3. Impulse Conduction Disorders
      a. Atrial Flutter
      b. Atrial Fibrillation
      c. AV Re-entry Tachycardia
      d. AV Nodal Re-entry Tachycardia
      e. Ventricular Tachycardia
      f. Ventricular Fibrillation
    4. Summary of Tachyarrhythmias
  2. Bradyarrhythmias
    1. Impulse Formation Disorders
      a. Sinus Arrest
      b. Sinus Bradycardia
      c. Brady/Tachy Syndrome
    2. Impulse Conduction Disorders
      a. Exit Block
      b. 1st Degree AV Block
      c. 2nd Degree AV Block
      d. 3rd Degree AV Block
      e. Bi/Tri-fasicular Block
    3. Summary of Bradyarrhythmias
  3. Miscellaneous ECGs
  4. Arrhythmia Management: Device Therapy
  5. AHA Guidelines for Permanent Pacing
  6. Pacemaker Implant Procedure
    1. Fluoroscopic Imaging
    2. Access and Lead Placement
    3. Threshold Measurements
    4. Procedure
  7. Closing Credits



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