Ventricular pre-excitation: symptomatic and asymptomatic children have the same potential risk of sudden cardiac death.

@article{Mambro2015VentricularPS,
  title={Ventricular pre-excitation: symptomatic and asymptomatic children have the same potential risk of sudden cardiac death.},
  author={Corrado Di Mambro and Mario Salvatore Russo and Daniela Righi and Silvia Placidi and Rosalinda Palmieri and Massimo Stefano Silvetti and Fabrizio Gimigliano and Monica Prosperi and Fabrizio Drago},
  journal={Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={617-21}
}
AIMS Children and adolescents with ventricular pre-excitation (VPE) are at increased risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD). Although antiarrhythmic therapy and catheter ablation are well established temporary or definitive treatments for patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, the optimal management of children with asymptomatic VPE remains to be clearly defined. On the basis of the most recent guidelines and recommendations, the aim of this study was to determine the… CONTINUE READING
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