New perspectives on the role of autonomic nervous system in the genesis of arrhythmias.

@article{Chen2007NewPO,
  title={New perspectives on the role of autonomic nervous system in the genesis of arrhythmias.},
  author={Lan S. Chen and Shengmei Zhou and Michael C. Fishbein and Peng-Sheng Chen},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={123-7}
}
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with coronary artery diseases and myocardial infarction (MI). There is a circadian variation of the frequency of SCD. Beta-blocker therapy significantly reduces the incidence of SCD after MI. These clinical observations suggest a close association between ventricular… CONTINUE READING