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Two of the major goals in the treatment of this condition include reducing progression or recurrence of the arrhythmia and decreasing the risk of cardiovascular events, thereby improving quality of ...

Date : 08/07/2016

Treatments with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin-receptor blockers, statins, and omega-3 fatty acids all seem promising, over and above any effect related to the treatment of ...

Europace, ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, Irina Savelieva, John Camm

Date : 01/06/2008 Item size : 547475 bytes

While familial forms had remained mostly unknown, in this last decade, the identification of genetic defects, which mainly affect ionic currents, has been the key in our understanding of the ...

Europace, Review, Oscar Campuzano, Ramon Brugada

Date : 01/10/2009 Item size : 256585 bytes

There was a trend for those patients with recurrent atrial flutter to have a higher incidence of underlying heart disease and previous episodes of atrial flutter than the non-recurrent group. There ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, R G Pozen, J Pastoriza, J J Rozanski, K M Kessler, R J Myerburg

Date : 01/07/1983

In each patient the onset of the arrhythmia was accompanied by severe clinical deterioration, which often necessitated urgent medical treatment. The duration of follow-up from the onset of atrial ...

British Heart Journal, Articles, D. Luke Glancy, Kevin P. O'Brien, Herman K. Gold, Stephen E. Epstein

Date : 08/09/2016

All patients had had corrective cardiac surgery for chronic rheumatic valvar heart disease. Post-operative DC cardioversion is in general not recommended for patients with rheumatic heart disease ...

British Heart Journal, Articles, J. F. Gunning, A. Kristinsson, G. Miller, K. Saunders

Date : 08/09/2016

Atrial natriuretic peptide in spontaneous tachycardias. Because anecdotal reports suggest that concentrations of atrial natriuretic peptide are raised during tachycardias, plasma immunoreactive ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, I G Crozier, H Ikram, M G Nicholls, E A Espiner, T G Yandle

Date : 01/08/1987

In Case 2, the premature ventricular contractions could be induced by a sudden fall of heart rate, e.g. after a Valsalva manoeuvre, and could be suppressed by voluntary increase of heart rate by up ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, T G Pickering, N E Miller

Date : 01/02/1977

The efficacy of intravenous procainamide, infused at 30 mg/min to a maximum dose of 20 mg/kg, in converting atrial fibrillation was evaluated under electrocardiographic and blood pressure control in ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, S W Halpern, G Ellrodt, B N Singh, W J Mandel

Date : 01/11/1980

OBJECTIVE--To evaluate the effect of cardioversion on peak oxygen consumption (peak VO2) in patients with long-standing atrial fibrillation, to assess the importance of underlying heart disease with ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, A T Gosselink, H J Crijns, M P van den Berg, S A van den Broek, H Hillege, M L Landsman, K I Lie

Date : 01/08/1994