TITLE

THE PHYSIOLOGY AND DIAGNOSIS OF THE ATRIAL TACHYARRHYTHMIAS: SOME RECENT CONCEPTS

AUTHOR(S)
Mulcahy, Risteard
PUB. DATE
October 1971
SOURCE
Angiology;Oct1971, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p538
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
There have been some changing concepts in the physiology of the atrial tachyarrhythmias. Recent work confirms the presence of conduction pathways in the atria and also confirms the importance of ectopic foci in the genesis of rapid atrial arrhythmias. The general approach to diagnosis is referred to and specific reference is made to the diagnosis of the common atrial tachyarrhythmias. The importance and increasing incidence of chaotic atrial tachycardia is emphasised.
ACCESSION #
16360022

 

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