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Topic of the Month: Ventricular arrhythmias

The ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death were recently presented at ESC Congress 2022.

These guidelines revise and update those published in 2015. In addition, the document provides new insights into the epidemiology of SCD, new evidence on genetics, imaging, and clinical findings for risk stratification for VA and SCD, and advances in diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic strategies.

The content below aims to help you gain a better understanding of the updated guidelines. The platform will expand your knowledge of the evaluation and management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and will increase your understanding on the prevention of sudden cardiac death.


General overview





Long-term management

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