2017 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for Management of Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Oct 2;72(14):e91-e220. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.10.054. Epub 2018 Aug 16.
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Keywords: ACC/AHA Clinical Practice Guidelines; CT imaging; ECG; Guidelines; MR imaging; acute coronary syndrome; ambulatory ECG monitoring; antiarrhythmic drug therapy; arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy; athletes; cardiac electrophysiology; cardiac resynchronization therapy; cardiomyopathy; catheter ablation; congenital heart disease; echocardiography; electrophysiological testing; genetic arrhythmias; heart failure; imaging; implantable and external cardioverter devices; implantable cardioverter-defibrillator; medication-induced arrhythmias; myocardial infarction; premature ventricular beats; resuscitation; sarcoidosis; specific pathology (e.g., congenital heart disease, myocarditis, renal failure); stable coronary artery disease; sudden cardiac arrest; sudden cardiac death; torsades de pointes; ventricular fibrillation; ventricular tachycardia.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • American Heart Association
  • Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / therapeutic use
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac / diagnosis
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac / therapy*
  • Athletes
  • Autopsy
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / complications
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / therapy
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Comorbidity
  • Death, Sudden, Cardiac / etiology
  • Death, Sudden, Cardiac / prevention & control*
  • Defibrillators
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Primary Prevention
  • Quality of Life
  • Renal Insufficiency, Chronic / complications
  • Secondary Prevention
  • Sex Factors
  • Terminal Care
  • United States


  • Anti-Arrhythmia Agents