General principles of antiarrhythmic therapy for ventricular tachyarrhythmias.

Sudden cardiac death due to ventricular arrhythmias is a significant cause of mortality in patients with structural heart disease. Over the past several decades, the introduction of new pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapy has expanded the treatment options available. This article will focus on the use of antiarrhythmic medication for the treatment of… CONTINUE READING