AV-Knoten-Reentrytachykardie: Diagnostik und Therapie

Translated title of the contribution: AV nodal reentrant tachycardia: Diagnosis and therapy

Christian von Bary*, Lars Eckardt, Daniel Steven, Hans Ruprecht Neuberger, Roland Richard Tilz, Hendrik Bonnemeier, Dierck Thomas, Thomas Deneke, Heidi L. Estner, Malte Kuniss, Armin Luik, Philipp Sommer, Frederik Voss, Christian Meyer, D. I. Shin, Charalampos Kriatselis

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The AV nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) is one of the most common arrhythmias encountered in clinical practice. It is characterized by a constant heart rate and an on/off phenomenon. The clinical symptoms may include palpitations, anxiety, polyuria, and dyspnea. Typically, tachycardia may be disrupted by vagal maneuvers in many patients. First-line treatment of symptomatic AVNRT is radiofrequency ablation. The present article deals with the characteristics, differential diagnosis and treatment of AVNRT in the EP lab. It is the second part of a series of manuscripts which may facilitate further education in the specific field of electrophysiology.

Translated title of the contributionAV nodal reentrant tachycardia: Diagnosis and therapy
Original languageGerman
JournalHerzschrittmachertherapie und Elektrophysiologie
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)351-358
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 01.12.2015

Research Areas and Centers

  • Centers: Cardiological Center Luebeck (UHZL)

DFG Research Classification Scheme

  • 205-12 Cardiology, Angiology

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