What are the complications of Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome?

Updated: Jan 08, 2017
  • Author: Christopher R Ellis, MD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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Complications include the following:

  • Tachyarrhythmia
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness or syncope
  • Sudden cardiac death
  • Complications of drug therapy (eg, proarrhythmia, organ toxicity)
  • Complications associated with invasive procedures and surgery
  • Recurrence

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