Long-term outcomes of ivabradine in inappropriate sinus tachycardia patients: appropriate efficacy or inappropriate patients.

@article{BenezetMazuecos2013LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcomes of ivabradine in inappropriate sinus tachycardia patients: appropriate efficacy or inappropriate patients.},
  author={Juan Benezet-Mazuecos and Jose Manuel Rubio and J{\'e}ronimo Farr{\'e} and Miguel {\'A} Qui{\~n}ones and Pepa S{\'a}nchez-Borque and Ester Mac{\'i}a},
  journal={Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 7},
  pages={830-6}
}
BACKGROUND Inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST) is characterized by persistent and disproportional elevation of heart rate (HR). Ivabradine has been successfully used in some patients. METHODS Twenty-four patients (18 women, 41 ± 13 year olds) were diagnosed with IST according to current guidelines criteria. Patients were treated with 5-7.5 mg of ivabradine twice a day. Twenty-four-hour Holter recordings and the SF-36 Health Survey were performed at 6 months to evaluate both HR control and… CONTINUE READING

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