Antiarrhythmia medications are very important to rescue patients from dangerous cardiac arrhythmics, such as Afib, Aflutter, Atrial or Ventricular arrhythmias, or SVT. The video will explain about indications and side effects of the 6 classes of antiarrhythmia medications. These antiarrhythmia medications act by blocking Sodium channels or Potassium channels or Calcium Channels, or they can act on Beta-adrenegic receptors.
The Cardiovascular Institute, founded by Uri M. Ben-Zur, M.D., F.A.C.C, is located in the heart of San Fernando Valley near Calabasas andWest Hills. Our new state of the art facility is dedicated to giving nearby residents complete and thorough cardiovascular care. Dr. Ben-Zur is one of the premier pacemaker and electrophysiology specialists in the greater Los Angeles area. Our practice staffs multiple ultrasoundspecialists and offers in office stress testing daily. Open six days a week with same day appointments makes it easy for our patients to quickly get the care they need in a timely fashion.
Dr. Ben-Zur’s medical foundations were developed under the guidance of experts in electrophysiology and angioplasty. During this time he also developed a passion for interventional cardiology. He completed multiple fellowships at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California. After moving to Los Angeles, Dr. Ben-Zur established an affiliation with the Providence Tarzana Medical Center to facilitate procedures including stent placements, pacemaker implantations,radiofrequency ablations and more. To learn more about these procedures and about our practice we encourage you explore our website!