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Practical Management of the Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

  • Edward L. C. Pritchett

Abstract

The Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome is the arrhythmia syndrome that is understood best. It holds a special fascination for cardiologists interested in patients with arrhythmias. Speculation and deduction by electrocardiographers about the mechanisms of tachycardia in these patients have largely been confirmed by elegant studies done during the past 15 years using intracardiac recording and programmed stimulation with electrode catheters [1,2]. Intraoperative mapping of epicardial activation and successful operative treatment of these patients have further enhanced our understanding of this interesting syndrome [3,4].

Keywords

Atrial Fibrillation Ventricular Fibrillation Normal Sinus Rhythm Delta Wave Quinidine Sulfate 
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