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Pediatric arrhythmias: which are the news?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17255819     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Knowledge about cardiac arrhythmias has significantly improved in the last 20 years, and the improvements in diagnosis and in therapy have also had important effects on the management of pediatric arrhythmias. In this paper, the most important developments in the field of management of pediatric arrhythmias (fetal arrhythmias, genetics, pharmacological strategies, radiofrequency ablation, new technologies) as well as the remaining problems (risk stratification of some arrhythmic forms as for example Wolff-Parkinson-White and ventricular arrhythmias) will be discussed.
Gabriele Vignati
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1558-2027     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-26     Completed Date:  2007-04-06     Revised Date:  2009-05-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101259752     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Pediatric Cardiology, Niguarda Hospital, Piazza Ospedale Maggiore, Milan, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / therapeutic use*
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  etiology,  surgery,  therapy*
Catheter Ablation / methods*
Echocardiography / methods
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac
Fetal Diseases / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  etiology,  surgery,  therapy*
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Risk Factors
Tachycardia, Supraventricular / therapy
Ultrasonography, Prenatal
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents

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