Addictive drugs, arrhythmias, and cardiac inward rectifiers
|Year of publication
|Article in Periodical
|Magazine / Source
|MU Faculty or unit
|Addictive drug; Ethanol; Nicotine; Arrhythmias; Inward rectifier
|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.