Surgical therapy of cardiac arrhythmias

Constantine Mavroudis, Barbara J. Deal, Carl L. Backer

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4 Scopus citations


This chapter covers surgical therapy of cardiac arrhythmias, with sections on historical considerations, indications, operative planning, treatment, and technique for accessory connection-mediated atrial tachycardia, macro re-entrant atrial tachycardia (atrial re-entry tachycardia, atrial flutter), atrioventricular nodal re-entry tachycardia, focal (automatic) atrial tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia associated with ion channelopathies, prophylactic arrhythmia surgery, pacemaker and device therapy, and management of acute perioperative arrhythmias.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiac Surgery
Number of pages44
ISBN (Electronic)9781118320754
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Accessory connection-mediated atrial tachycardia
  • Atrial flutter
  • Atrial re-entry tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular nodal re-entry tachycardia
  • Cardiac arrhythmia
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Fontan conversion
  • Macro re-entrant atrial tachycardia
  • Maze procedure
  • Pacemaker

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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