D.C. electric shock proved to be a safe, effective method for abolishing paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in 3 patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. In 1 case, the speed of action of electrical conversion (sec.) contrasted with that of drugs (3 days). Other patients with regular supraventricular tachycardias and narrow QRS complexes were also successfully treated electrically.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine