ACC Council Addresses Management of Arrhythmia-Induced Cardiomyopathies

Early recognition of arrhythmia-induced cardiomyopathies results in symptom resolution for patients, according to a Council Perspective from the ACC’s Electrophysiology Council published Oct. 5 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The Council notes that in managing patients with arrhythmia-induced cardiomyopathy, clinicians should focus on eliminating the arrhythmia with catheter ablation and “attempt careful and aggressive control of rate and rhythm.” Long-term survival of the patient is likely following the resolution of the arrhythmia, with a low risk of sudden death. Read more on