12. Electrophysiologic Testing in Perspective: The Evaluation and Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias

  1. Richard N. Fogoros

Published Online: 16 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118399613.ch12

Electrophysiologic Testing, Fifth Edition

Electrophysiologic Testing, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Fogoros, R. N. (2012) Electrophysiologic Testing in Perspective: The Evaluation and Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias, in Electrophysiologic Testing, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118399613.ch12

Author Information

  1. Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674239

Online ISBN: 9781118399613

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Keywords:

  • electrophysiologic testing, evaluation of cardiac arrhythmias;
  • three steps, evaluating and treating cardiac arrhythmias;
  • arrhythmia to be treated, assessing severity;
  • assessing underlying heart disease, patient to patient;
  • nuclear angiography and echocardiography;
  • symptoms associated with arrhythmia;
  • classification of the risk for sudden death, imposed by arrhythmias;
  • therapeutic end point and reasonable treatment plan;
  • treating to relieve symptoms;
  • electrophysiology study in management of cardiac arrhythmias

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The three steps in evaluating and treating cardiac arrhythmias

  • Conclusion