THE PHYSIOLOGY AND DIAGNOSIS OF THE ATRIAL TACHYARRHYTHMIAS: SOME RECENT CONCEPTS
- Fighting cardiac arrest: Automated external defibrillator. Kumar, V.; Adhikari, K. M.; Singh, Y. D. // Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine;Oct-Dec2003, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p242
Ventricular tachyarrhythmiasï¿½Ventricular fibrillation (VF) and Ventricular tachycardia (VT) account for most of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest. Defibrillation is the specific therapy for VF/pulseless VT. Time to defibrillation is the most important determinant of survival from these...
- Stimularea bifocala ventriculara dreapta ca alternativa a stimularii biventriculare ï¿½n resincronizarea cardiaca. Rosianu, S. H.; Beyer, Ruxandra; Cap�lneanu, R. // Romanian Journal of Cardiology;Jun2011, Vol. 26(21) Issue 2, p130
Introduction ï¿½ Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is an additional therapeutic method in patients with advanced drug refractory heart failure (HF). In 10% of cases because of the unsuitable anatomy it is impossible to place the coronary sinus lead in the poster lateral vein. Objectives...
- Pacing in heart failure: how many leads and where? Barold, S. Serge; Herwerg, Bengt // Heart;Jan2008, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p10
The article discusses the paper which compares the acute consequences of bifocal right ventricular pacing with biventricular (BiV) pacing in 20 patients.
- Verapamil overdose. // Reactions Weekly;9/7/2013, Issue 1468, p38
The article presents a case study of a 68-year-old male patient who developed intoxication leading to vasoplegic shock with bradycardia and ventricular fibrillation after an overdose of verapamil.
- Caffeine overdose. // Reactions Weekly;6/8/2013, Issue 1456, p10
The article presents a case study of a 44-year-old man who developed caffeine intoxication followed by cardiac arrest because of ventricular fibrillation after a voluntary caffeine overdose.
- An index for evaluating distance of a healthy heart from Sino-Atrial blocking arrhythmia. Gholizade-Narm, Hossein; Khademi, Morteza; Azemi, Asad; Karimi-Ghartemani, Masoud // Journal of Biomedical Science & Engineering;Mar2010, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p308
In this paper, an index for evaluating Distance of a healthy heart from Sino-Atrial Blocking Arrhythmia (SABA) is presented. After definition of the main pacemakers' model of heart, Sino-Atrial (SA) and Atrio-Ventricular nodes (AV), the boundary of synchronization, which demonstrates the...
- Beat-to-Beat Variation of the ST Segment in a Patient with Right Bundle Branch Block, Persistent ST Segment Elevation, and Ventricular Fibrillation. Hirata, Kazuhito; Takagi, Yousuke; Nakada, Misao; Kyushima, Masahiro; Asato, Hiroaki // Angiology;Jan1998, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p87
The authors describe a patient with ventricular fibrillation associated with right bundle branch block-like QRS morphology and persisting ST segment elevation in the precordial leads, in whom the morphology of the ST segment changed from the coved type to the saddle-back type or vice versa on a...
- Management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Spirito, Paolo; Autore, Camillo // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/27/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7552, p1251
The article presents a review by the authors of the main recent studies on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy as well as the experience of doctors and researchers with particular knowledge of the disease. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common genetic disease of the heart. It is also the most...
- Identifying sudden cardiac death risk and specifying its occurrence time by analyzing electrocardiograms in natural time. Varotsos, P. A.; Sarlis, N. V.; Skordas, E. S.; Lazaridou, M. S. // Applied Physics Letters;8/6/2007, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p064106
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a frequent cause of death and may occur even if the electrocardiogram seems to be similar to that of a healthy individual. A method which not only identifies the risk but also provides an estimate of the time of an impending cardiac arrest is proposed. Analyzing 159...