Boris Moiseevich Tsukerman − The Founder of the Electroimpulse Therapy Method for the Treatment of Supraventricular Arrhythmia

The main biographic details and scientific activity of the Russian electrophysiologist B. M. Tsukerman (1920-2007), who made an enormous contribution to the development and clinical introduction of the electroimpulse method of treating supraventricular arrhythmias, are presented.

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Syrkin, A.L., Gorbunov, B.B., Vostrikov, V.A. et al. Boris Moiseevich Tsukerman − The Founder of the Electroimpulse Therapy Method for the Treatment of Supraventricular Arrhythmia. Biomed Eng 53, 222–226 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10527-019-09913-0

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