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Preexcitation syndromes. Mechanisms and management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6381927     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ventricular preexcitation occurs when, in relation to atrial events, some or all of the ventricular muscle is activated earlier by the atrial impulse than would be expected if conduction of the impulse activated the ventricles by way of the normal atrioventricular conduction system. The purpose of this article is to review the pathophysiology of the variants of preexcitation and to discuss the therapeutic approach to patients who have tachyarrhythmias.
Authors:
E N Prystowsky; W M Miles; J J Heger; D P Zipes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical clinics of North America     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0025-7125     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1984 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-10-19     Completed Date:  1984-10-19     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985236R     Medline TA:  Med Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  831-93     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / therapeutic use
Atrioventricular Node / physiopathology
Bundle of His / physiopathology
Bundle-Branch Block / physiopathology
Electrocardiography
Electrophysiology
Heart Atria / physiopathology
Heart Conduction System / drug effects
Heart Ventricles / physiopathology
Humans
Neural Conduction
Pacemaker, Artificial
Purkinje Fibers / physiopathology
Syndrome
Tachycardia, Paroxysmal / physiopathology
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome / etiology*,  physiopathology,  therapy
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
HL-06308/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; HL-07182/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents

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