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Atrial Tachycardia

  • Marc Gertsch
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Abstract

Atrial tachycardias are not frequent if atrial fibrillation (Chapter 21) and atrial flutter (Chapter 20) are excluded. The types of atrial tachycardia differ with respect to morphology of the p wave, atrial rate, atrioventricular conduction, duration of the arrhythmia, hemodynamic consequences, electrophysiologic mechanisms, and etiology.

Keywords

Catheter Ablation Atrial Flutter Atrial Tachycardia Hypertensive Heart Disease Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Gertsch
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  1. 1.Department of Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center BernUniversity Clinic InselspitalBernSwitzerland

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