What are the clinical presentations of Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)?

Updated: Jan 08, 2017
  • Author: Christopher R Ellis, MD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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Atrial flutter or AF may also occur in the atrium, unrelated to the AP, and can conduct rapidly to the ventricle. Patients with WPW syndrome who have AF frequently have inducible reciprocating tachycardias. Interruption of the AP with ablation may or may not prevent recurrence of the AF.


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