Chapter

Arrhythmias

Edited by Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill

in Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of © OUP 2012. © Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill (Editors contribution, 2012)

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199643219
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740633 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199643219.003.0010

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Arrhythmias

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The cardiac conduction system - Bradycardia: general approach - Sinus bradycardia - Sinus pause - Sick sinus syndrome - Atrioventricular block - Bundle branch block - Tachycardia: general approach - Tachycardia: emergency management - Tachyarrhythmias: classification - ECG diagnosis of tachyarrhythmias - Supraventricular tachycardia - Sinus tachycardia - Sinus nodal re-entrant tachycardia - Atrial tachycardia - Atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia (AVNRT) - Atrioventricular re-entrant tachycardia (AVRT) - Junctional tachycardia - Atrial fibrillation - Atrial fibrillation: investigations - Atrial fibrillation: management - Ventricular tachycardia - Normal heart VT (benign VT) - VT with impaired LV function - Palpitations: general approach - Syncope: general approach - Syncope: management - Inherited arrhythmia syndromes - Long QT syndrome - Long QT syndrome, continued - Long QT syndrome: management - Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) - Brugada syndrome - Catecholaminergic polymorphic VT - Arrhythmia in special situations - Permanent pacemakers - Which pacing modality? - Complications of pacing - Pacemaker follow-up - Cardiac resynchronization therapy -

Chapter.  13198 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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