Cellular Electrophysiology of Electrical Discharges

  • Joseph H. Levine
  • Joseph F. Spear
  • John C. Merillat
  • Harlan F. Weisman
  • Alan H. Kadish
  • E. Neil Moore
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 78)


Myocardial ablation is a new therapeutic option for arrhythmia management. High-energy electrical ablation has been successfully applied to the atrium [1], atrioventricular node [2–6], and accessory pathways [7, 8] for control of automatic and reentrant supraventricular tachycardias. More recently, ventricular ectopic foci have been ablated using high-energy electrical shocks [9–15].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph H. Levine
  • Joseph F. Spear
  • John C. Merillat
  • Harlan F. Weisman
  • Alan H. Kadish
  • E. Neil Moore

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