antiarrhythmic medication


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Regardless of the VT mechanism, patients with recurrent episodes despite antiarrhythmic medication in the chronic stage following blunt chest injury are likely to require ablation to achieve VT control.
Today, an intervention known as catheter ablation may provide a safe and effective alternative to antiarrhythmic medications as a first-line therapy for Afib.
Digoxin is a cardiac glycoside as well as an antiarrhythmic medication.
We also evaluated modification of the air pollution association by patient medical conditions, antiarrhythmic medications, and recent arrhythmias.
Significant arrhythmias were defined as atrial fibrillation lasting longer than 24 hours, arrhythmias requiring initiating or changing antiarrhythmic medication, or arrhythmia-related hospitalizations or electrical cardioversions.
The rhythm-control group was given an antiarrhythmic medication chosen by the treating physician, while the rate-control group was given either a beta-blocker, a calcium-channel blocker, digoxin, or a combination of these as needed.
Amiodarone is an antiarrhythmic medication used for ventricular tachyarrhythmias, or fast forms of irregular heartbeat.
Significant arrhythmias were defined as atrial fibrillation for more than 24 hours, arrhythmias requiring initiating or changing antiarrhythmic medication, or arrhythmia-related hospitalizations or electrical cardioversions.
Second, the mode of cardioversion and use or choice of post-cardioversion antiarrhythmic medication were left to the discretion of the patient's attending physician; this provides the opportunity for bias between patient groups.
Bristol Laboratories has announced that its antiarrhythmic medication, Enkaid, will be withdrawn from the market, effective in December.
All antiarrhythmic medications were discontinued for at least 5 half-lives.
Radiofrequency ablation is a useful tool for the management of individuals with symptomatic atrial fibrillation and as an alternative to antiarrhythmic medications.
Antiarrhythmic medications such as amiodorane (Cordarone[R], Pacerone[R]), dronedarone (Multaq[R]), and others may be used in an attempt to convert the rhythm to sinus (Banner & Lauck, 2013; Cutugno, 2015; January et al.
Antiarrhythmic medications can slow down an uncontrolled heart rhythm.
The third treatment category involves techniques to prevent AFib recurrences, such as antiarrhythmic medications and catheter ablation, which employs an electrode to destroy heart tissue that causes the abnormal electrical activity.