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Accessory pathways and atrio-ventricular re-entrant tachycardia (AVRT)

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/9780199550180.003.0112

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Accessory pathways and atrio-ventricular re-entrant tachycardia (AVRT)

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Epidemiology and anatomy - Pathophysiology - Arrhythmia mechanisms - Clinical presentation and investigations - ECG localization of accessory pathways - Prognosis - Risk stratification - Asymptomatic pre-excitation - Approach to diagnostic EPS with accessory pathways - Diagnostic EPS - Electrophysiological characteristics during sinus rhythm - Induction of AVRT - Orthodromic AVRT: EP characteristics - Antidromic AVRT: EP characteristics

Chapter.  5568 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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