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Surgical therapy of arrhythmias

  • Mark E. Josephson
  • Alden H. Harken

Abstract

Paroxysmal tachyarrhythmias, both supraventricular and ventricular, remain a difficult therapeutic challenge to the physician. Despite the availability of a multitude of antiarrhythmic agents and the development of novel pacing techniques, in a significant number of patients these therapeutic modalities either are ineffective or induce unacceptable side-effects. In such patients, surgery provides an alternative method for treating disabling and/or life-threatening arrhythmias.

Keywords

Ventricular Tachycardia Bypass Tract Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia Right Ventricular Apex Ventricular Tachy 
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  • Mark E. Josephson
  • Alden H. Harken

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