TITLE

Introduction What Do We Want From an Antiarrhythmic Agent?

AUTHOR(S)
Meinertz, T.
PUB. DATE
March 1988
SOURCE
Angiology;Mar1988 Part 2, Vol. 39, p279
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the importance of drugs that are both highly effective against premature depolarizations and are able to prevent sustained ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. Examination of the effectiveness and toxicity of antiarrhythmics; Consideration of the limited effectiveness of drugs in the prevention of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation; Importance of the side effects of drugs such as the impairment of the contractile machinery of the heart.
ACCESSION #
16479729

 

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