What is included in the follow-up of asymptomatic patients with 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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Asymptomatic patients with only the ECG findings of preexcitation should be seen at frequent intervals and should consider prophylactic RF ablation; recent studies show a significant drop in dysrhythmia onset after RF ablation (5% vs 60% in a control group). [8]


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