Intracoronary flecainide induces ST alternans and reentrant arrhythmia on intact canine heart: A role of 4-aminopyridine-sensitive current.

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BACKGROUND The electrical alternans shown on an ST segment, ST alternans, is known as one of the most important predictors of ventricular fibrillation (VF). It has also been reported that sodium channel inhibition changes action potential configuration, especially on the repolarization phase. Thus, the sodium channel blocker may produce ST alternans and… (More)

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@article{Tachibana1999IntracoronaryFI, title={Intracoronary flecainide induces ST alternans and reentrant arrhythmia on intact canine heart: A role of 4-aminopyridine-sensitive current.}, author={Hiroshi Tachibana and Munetaka Yamaki and Isao Kubota and T Watanabe and Shinichi Yamauchi and Hitonobu Tomoike}, journal={Circulation}, year={1999}, volume={99 12}, pages={1637-43} }