Syndrome resulting from the presence of an abnormal (accessory) pathway that bypasses the AV node (Kent bundles) between the atria and ventricles
Wolff–Parkinson–White (WPW) pattern o...
Fast or irregular
Sudden death (rare)
Rapid and regular:
Supplemental oxygen and monitor
Vagal maneuvers (Valsalva), carotid massage, and ice water on the face
Synchronized cardioversion for:
Signs of instability (hypotension, AMS, etc.)
Signs of instability and/or history of syncope
Failure of outpatient therapy for continuous pharmacologic control or ablation
Most patients will ...
These medications prolong the refra...
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Mark DG, Brady WJ, Pines JM. Preexcitati...
74390002 Wolff-Parkinson-White pattern (disorder)
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