Chris Baessler

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The safety and efficacy of oral verapamil to control exercise tachycardia in 27 patients with atrial fibrillation and 3 with atrial flutter receiving digitalis was evaluated in a double-blind, randomized, crossover study. The heart rate in patients who received verapamil compared with placebo group was lower at rest (mean 69 +/- 13 versus 87 +/- 20(More)
The time to resumption of driving after insertion of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) was evaluated in the Dual Chamber And VVI Implantable Defibrillator trial. Most patients were advised not to drive for 3 to 6 months after the ICD was implanted. Patients were surveyed at 3-, 6-, or 9-month intervals to characterize their driving habits,(More)
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