3. Treatment of Arrhythmias

  1. Richard N. Fogoros

Published Online: 16 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118399613.ch3

Electrophysiologic Testing, Fifth Edition

Electrophysiologic Testing, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Fogoros, R. N. (2012) Treatment of Arrhythmias, in Electrophysiologic Testing, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118399613.ch3

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



  • arrhythmia treatment;
  • pharmacologic therapy;
  • Class I antiarrhythmic drugs, binding to the h gate;
  • classification of antiarrhythmic drugs;
  • subclassification of Class I antiarrhythmic agents;
  • effect of antiarrhythmic drugs;
  • proarrhythmia or arrhythmia exacerbation;
  • sustained arrhythmia likely instead of less likely with antiarrhythmic;
  • nonpharmacologic therapy;
  • arrhythmias, and reversing underlying cause


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pharmacologic therapy

  • Nonpharmacologic therapy