Emergent Treatment of Arrhythmias Associated With Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

Background: Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome is a congenital cardiac abnormality that manifests itself as a conduction irregularity found between the sinoatrial (SA) and atrioventricular (AV) nodes.  In an otherwise healthy heart, electrical conduction begins at the SA node, which is located in the right atrium.  An electrical pulse is then sent downward causing the atrium to… Read More