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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Angiology and Vascular Pathology
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 0,752
Online ISSN 1827-1618
INTENSIVE CARDIAC CARE - PART I
Maury P., Duparc A., Mondoly P., Rollin A., Cardin C., Delay M.
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Rangueil, Toulouse, France
Primary electrical diseases or channelo-pathies are inherited genetic alterations of the cell ionic and electrical behavior leading to various cardiac arrhythmias carrying the risk of sudden death. A descriptive review of the successively described channelopathies is made in this article, with emphasis on the clinical manifestations, the genetic background and the currently accepted therapeutic options.