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Atrial arrhythmias and special circumstances.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16239989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The present paper discusses the general principles of management of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter under special circumstances. Management recommendations, which encompass initial assessment, initial arrhythmia management and chronic pharmacological therapy, are outlined for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome and congenital heart disease. Recommendations are also made for pregnant patients and pediatric patients without congenital heart disease. Discrepancies between the authors' recommendations and those from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/European Society of Cardiology are discussed.
Authors:
Louise Harris; Robert M Gow; Joel A Kirsh; George J Klein; Samuel C Siu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Consensus Development Conference; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of cardiology     Volume:  21 Suppl B     ISSN:  1916-7075     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Cardiol     Publication Date:  2005 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-21     Completed Date:  2007-10-10     Revised Date:  2008-04-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510280     Medline TA:  Can J Cardiol     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51B-60B     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atrial Fibrillation / therapy*
Atrial Flutter / therapy*
Humans
Practice Guidelines as Topic

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