Part of the
Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine
book series (DICM, volume 81)
Although the arsenal of drugs now available for interrupting episodes of tachycardia, as well as for preventing recurrences, is considerable, a substantial number of patients is not adequately controlled with antiarrhythmic drugs. The next papers will deal with some of the non-pharmacologic alternatives presently available. The role of the cardiac pacemakers will be discussed elsewhere.
KeywordsAntiarrhythmic Drug Cardiac Pacemaker Implantable Defibrillator Program Electrical Stimulation Organic Heart Disease
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