The Arrhythmia patient in the CCU - Impact of echocardiography

Alan Sugrue, Subir Bhatia, Vaibhav Vaidya, Samuel J Asirvatham

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Echocardiography is an essential tool in patients with cardiac arrhyth- mias, particularly in the critical care environment. It plays an important role in the etiological assessment, prognosis, and risk stratification of patients with arrhyth- mias. In this chapter, we discuss the key role of echocardiography in the arrhythmic patient in the coronary care unit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEchocardiography in the CCU
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9783319902784
ISBN (Print)9783319902777
StatePublished - Jul 13 2018


  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Syncope
  • Ventricular tachycardia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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