Invasive electrophysiologic testing: Role in sudden death prediction

Jan Nemec, Win Kuang Shen

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Abstract

The placement of intracardiac catheters to assess the risk of arrhythmia dates back nearly 40 years. The discovery by Wellens et al. in 1972 that clinical ventricular tachycardia (VT) in patients with prior myocardial infarction (MI) could be initiated by programmed ventricular stimulation (PVS) generated real enthusiasm about the technique. In the 1980s, many cardiologists would have labeled PVS the most precise and perhaps the most important tool for risk stratifi cation of patients at risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD). Selection of antiarrhythmic treatment on the basis of suppression of VT inducibility was reasonably believed to represent a scientific approach to management of life-threatening arrhythmias.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationElectrical Diseases of the Heart: Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention
PublisherSpringer London
Pages409-423
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781846288531
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008

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Sudden Death
Ventricular Tachycardia
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Cardiac Catheters
Sudden Cardiac Death
Cations
Myocardial Infarction
Therapeutics

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Nemec, J., & Shen, W. K. (2008). Invasive electrophysiologic testing: Role in sudden death prediction. In Electrical Diseases of the Heart: Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention (pp. 409-423). Springer London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-854-8_28

Invasive electrophysiologic testing : Role in sudden death prediction. / Nemec, Jan; Shen, Win Kuang.

Electrical Diseases of the Heart: Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention. Springer London, 2008. p. 409-423.

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Nemec, J & Shen, WK 2008, Invasive electrophysiologic testing: Role in sudden death prediction. in Electrical Diseases of the Heart: Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention. Springer London, pp. 409-423. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-854-8_28
Nemec J, Shen WK. Invasive electrophysiologic testing: Role in sudden death prediction. In Electrical Diseases of the Heart: Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention. Springer London. 2008. p. 409-423 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-854-8_28
Nemec, Jan ; Shen, Win Kuang. / Invasive electrophysiologic testing : Role in sudden death prediction. Electrical Diseases of the Heart: Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention. Springer London, 2008. pp. 409-423
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