Hugh Calkins

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Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome: Diagnosis and Treatment

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome: What every physician needs to know. The term Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome is used to refer to the combination of supraventricular arrhythmias and an electrocardiographic pattern of preexcitation. This syndrome was first described in 1930 in an article by Louis Wolff, Sir John Parkinson, and Paul Dudley White. The authors described eleven patients with…

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