Tag: arrhythmias

Principles of Arrhythmia Management During Pregnancy

Principles of Arrhythmia Management During Pregnancy Authors: Burkart, Thomas Adam; Miles, William M.; Conti, Jamie Beth This paper reviews current recommendations on the appropriate evaluation and management of cardiac arrhythmias in the pregnant patient. Most arrhythmias during pregnancy are benign and require no intervention. When required, the decision to treat should be based on symptom […]

Athletes and Arrhythmias

Athletes and Arrhythmias Authors: Jansen, Michael J.; Burke, Floyd W. Sudden cardiac death related to athletic competition is a rare but tragic event. The victims are typically young with no previous cardiovascular symptoms or limitations. The majority of sudden cardiac death events in athletes are due to ventricular arrhythmias as a result of underlying molecular and/or […]