In which patients with CHD do the PACES/HRS guidelines recommend against preoperative EPS for 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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Answer

Preoperative EPS is not recommended in adults with CHD and the following criteria:

  • Simple forms of CHD, no history of palpitations or arrhythmia symptoms, and no significant documented arrhythmia
  • AF without a triggering supraventricular arrhythmia.

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