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Cardiac arrhythmia mechanisms – essential concepts

Yaver Bashir, Timothy R. Betts and Kim Rajappan

in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Catheter Ablation

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199550180
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726156 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550180.003.0017

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Cardiac arrhythmia mechanisms – essential concepts

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Action potential - Re-entry - Automaticity and triggered activity - Re-entry vs. automaticity vs. triggered activity - Role of programmed stimulation and intracardiac recording - Inducibility - Resetting - Entrainment - Pace termination/anti-tachycardia pacing

Chapter.  2977 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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