Publication details

Addictive drugs, arrhythmias, and cardiac inward rectifiers

Authors

BÉBAROVÁ Markéta HOŘÁKOVÁ Zuzana KULA Roman

Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Europace
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Citation
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/euw071
Field Physiology
Keywords Addictive drug; Ethanol; Nicotine; Arrhythmias; Inward rectifier
Description In many addictive drugs including alcohol and nicotine, proarrhythmic effects were reported. This review provides an overview of the current knowledge in this field (with a focus on the inward rectifier potassium currents) to promote the lacking data and appeal for their completion, thus, to improve understanding of the proarrhythmic potential of addictive drugs.
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