Management of asymptomatic ventricular preexcitation

Shaun Mohan, Seshadri Balaji

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Abstract

An incidental discovery of Wolff Parkinson White (WPW) pattern on the electrocardiogram (ECG) is not an infrequent finding facing the physician. Most patients discovered incidentally are asymptomatic and it is hard to justify further management of such patients given the time-honored adage to “first do no harm.” However, this finding does have implications. This article is an attempt to guide clinicians about this important issue that is often faced in the office.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalIndian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019

Keywords

  • Ablation
  • Risk stratification
  • SCD
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Ventricular preexcitation
  • WPW

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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