Arrhythmias in Congenital Heart Disease

Barbara J. Deal*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdult Congenital Heart Disease
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781405178204
StatePublished - Apr 27 2009


  • Arrhythmias in congenital heart disease
  • Development of arrhythmias - most common late sequela of congenital heart disease
  • Electrophysiologic testing - useful in patients presenting with sustained arrhythmia or symptoms such as syncope
  • Incidence of late arrhythmias in congenital heart disease
  • Prophylactic management of arrhythmias
  • Sinus node dysfunction - associated with development of atrial tachycardia in Fontan patients
  • Treatment of existing arrhythmias
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • risk of sudden death due to arrhythmias - event rate approaching 1/1000 patient years of follow-up

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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