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ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

This document presents an update of the 2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias (VA) and the prevention of sudden cardiac death (SCD). 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 made this revision necessary.

Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD)
Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Acute Cardiac Care


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https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehac262

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 2015
 European Heart Journal, doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehv316
 2015
 doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ ehv316
 2015
 36 CME Questions
 2015
 Pocket Guidelines on VA and SCD
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 2015
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 2006
 EHJ 2006;27:2099–2140
 2006
 Europace (2006) 8, 746–837; doi:10.1093/europace/eul108