Table 6.2

Main areas other than straightforward CHD

  • Heart failure

    • ischaemic

    • cardiomyopathy

  • Cardiac arrhythmias

    • atrial fibrillation

    • ventricular tachyarrhythmia and sudden arrhythmic death

    • complex electrophysiology

    • ablation

    • pacing

    • implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)

  • Valve disease

    • infection (endocarditis)

    • diagnosis

    • surgery/balloon valvuloplasty

    • infection (endocarditis)

    • complications of prosthetic valves