Asymptomatic arrhythmias in patients with symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.

@article{Page1994AsymptomaticAI,
  title={Asymptomatic arrhythmias in patients with symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.},
  author={Richard W.F. Le Page and William E. Wilkinson and W K Clair and Elizabeth A McCarthy and Edward L. C. Pritchett},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1994},
  volume={89 1},
  pages={224-7}
}
BACKGROUND Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia are recognized clinically when patients seek treatment for symptoms due to recurrent arrhythmias; atrial fibrillation also increases the risk of stroke. The frequency with which asymptomatic arrhythmias occur in patients with these arrhythmias is unknown. METHODS AND RESULTS Twenty-two patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (n = 8) or paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (n = 14) were studied for 29… CONTINUE READING