Search for dissertations about: "Birgitta Houltz"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Birgitta Houltz.

  1. 1. Antiarrhythmic and arrhythmic effects of an Ikr-blocking class III agent. A clinical and electrocardiographic study of almokalant

    Author : Birgitta Houltz; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Almokalant; class III antiarrhythmic agent; potassium channel blocker; atrial fibrillation; sinus rhythm; conversion; electrocardiographic; QT interval prolongation; T wave morphology; prediction; torsades de pointes; proarrhythmia; QT dispersion; ventric;

    Abstract : The interest in class III drugs has increased over the last decades as being potent antiarrhythmic agents in their mode of action by prolongation of repolarization and with no effect on conduction. Class I antiarrhythmic agents have proven effective in conversion of atrial fibrillation (AF), but may cause serious proarrhythmia. READ MORE