New drugs for the treatment of ventricular tachycardia

  • F. Zannad
  • E. Aliot
  • K. Khalife
  • J. M. Gilgenkrantz
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 71)


There is a manifest need for more effective and better tolerated therapy in patients with ventricular tachycardia (VT). Electrical and surgical treatments of VT remain to be used in very special circumstances (see elsewhere in this book) and cannot be employed as a large scale preventive therapy. At the moment, they are only indicated in the case of failure of drug therapy.


Ventricular Tachycardia Ventricular Arrhythmia Conduction Disturbance Term Efficacy Ventricular Ectopic Beat 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Zannad
    • 1
  • E. Aliot
    • 1
  • K. Khalife
    • 1
  • J. M. Gilgenkrantz
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de CardiologieC.H.R.U. de NancyNancy CedexFrance

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