Novel approaches to identifying antiarrhythmic drugs

James N. Weiss, Alan Garfinkel, Peng Sheng Chen

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Abstract

Currently, device therapy with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators is the only proven effective therapy for sudden cardiac death. However, new insights into the mechanisms of ventricular fibrillation, particularly the role of dynamic factors that cause wave instability, are providing conceptual advances toward developing effective new pharmacotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)326-330
Number of pages5
JournalTrends in Cardiovascular Medicine
Volume13
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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