August 1975

Treatment of Tachyarrhythmias by Pacing

Author Affiliations

From the Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Marion County General Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis. Dr. Batchelder is a US Public Health Service Fellow in Cardiology.

Arch Intern Med. 1975;135(8):1115-1124. doi:10.1001/archinte.1975.00330080117019

The present status of the use of electrical pacing to treat tachyarrythmias is reviewed. The pathogenesis of arrythmia formation, methods of pacing, response of specific tachyarrhythmias to pacing and the clinical application of pacing to terminate and suppress tachyarrhythmias are delineated.