Effect of tiapamil in the preexcitation syndrome.

The effects of tiapamil were studied in 10 patients with antegrade preexcitation using programmed stimulation of the heart. Before administration of the drug, it was possible to initiate sustained orthodromic tachycardia in 7 patients, antidromic tachycardia in 2 and atrial echoes in 1 case by premature atrial and/or ventricular stimulation. An intravenous… CONTINUE READING