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A randomized study of the prevention of sudden death in patients with coronary artery disease. Multicenter Unsustained Tachycardia Trial Investigators.
BACKGROUND Empirical antiarrhythmic therapy has not reduced mortality among patients with coronary artery disease and asymptomatic ventricular arrhythmias. Previous studies have suggested thatExpand
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EHRA/HRS expert consensus on catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias
The purpose of this Consensus Statement is to provide a state-of-the-art review of the field of catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia (VT), and to report the findings of a Task Force, convenedExpand
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Prevention of Fatal Arrhythmias in High-Risk Subjects by Fish Oil n-3 Fatty Acid Intake
Background— The long-chain n-3 fatty acids in fish have been demonstrated to have antiarrhythmic properties in experimental models and to prevent sudden cardiac death in a randomized trial ofExpand
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A critical appraisal of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy for the prevention of sudden cardiac death.
The indications for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) for the prevention of sudden cardiac death have rapidly expanded over the past 10 years. Clinical trial data have quickly beenExpand
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AHA/ACCF/HRS recommendations for the standardization and interpretation of the electrocardiogram: part III: intraventricular conduction disturbances: a scientific statement from the American Heart
The present article is the fourth in a series of 6 documents focused on providing current guidelines for the standardization and interpretation of the electrocardiogram (ECG). The project wasExpand
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Use of the electrocardiogram in acute myocardial infarction.
he electrocardiogram remains a crucial tool in the identification and management of acute myocardial infarction. A detailed analysis of patterns of ST-segment elevation may influence decisionsExpand
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Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea reduces the risk of atrial fibrillation recurrence after catheter ablation.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to examine the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy on atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)Expand
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Site-dependent intra-atrial conduction delay. Relationship to initiation of atrial fibrillation.
BACKGROUND Atrial dysrhythmia patients have exaggerated intra-atrial conduction delays and prolonged relative refractoriness in response to atrial premature depolarizations (APDs). Furthermore,Expand
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Frequency and causes of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapies: is device therapy proarrhythmic?
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) shocks diminish patients' quality of life, increase health care resource utilization, and may lead to other adverse sequelae. Better understanding of theExpand
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Amiodarone versus sotalol for atrial fibrillation.
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