TITLE

Rate control in the medical management of atrial fibrillation

AUTHOR(S)
Camm, A. J.; Savelieva, I.; Lip, G. Y. H.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Heart;Jan2007, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the rate control in the medical management of atrial fibrillation. Heart rate control in atrial fibrillation aims to minimize symptoms associated with excessive heart rates and to prevent tachycardia-associated cardiomyopathy. This rate control involves the use of negatively chronotropic drugs or electrophysiological or surgical interventions to reduce rapid heart beats in patients.
ACCESSION #
23638014

 

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