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Contents

Foreword 80

Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review – Moving Forward Demosthenes Katritsis, Editor-in-Chief Director, Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Greece and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK

Clinical Arrhythmias 82

What About Tachycardia-induced Cardiomyopathy? Ethan R Ellis 1 and Mark E Josephson 2 1. Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; 2. Herman C. Dana Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of the Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Director, Harvard-Thorndike Electrophysiology Institute and Arrhythmia Service, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, US

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A Critical Reappraisal of the Current Clinical Indications to Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy Antonio Sorgente and Riccardo Cappato Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Department, Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy

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Cardiac Pacing – Is Telemonitoring Now Essential? Haran Burri Cardiology Service, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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The Electrocardiogram in Athletes Revisited George D Katritsis 1 and Demosthenes G Katritsis 2 1. Faculty of Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK; 2. Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece

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Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation – Long-term Follow-up of Cardiovascular Events Tze-Fan Chao, 1,2 Chern-En Chiang 1,2,3,4 and Shih-Ann Chen 1,2 1. Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; 2. Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University; 3. General Clinical Research Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; 4. Department of Medical Research and Education,Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

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Natriuretic Peptides as Predictors of Atrial Fibrillation Recurrences Following Electrical Cardioversion Theodoros A Zografos and Demosthenes G Katritsis Athens Euroclinic, Department of Cardiology, Athens, Greece

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The European Heart Rhythm Association Practical Guide on the Use of New Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation – A Brief Summary Katrina Mountfort, Medical Writer, Radcliffe Cardiology Reviewed by Paulus Kirchhof University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, Birmingham, UK

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AER 2.2  

Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review Volume 2 Issue 2

AER 2.2  

Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review Volume 2 Issue 2