Mapping Ventricular Tachycardia

Zak, Jody
October 2006
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2006, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p13
Academic Journal
The article discusses the use of advanced mapping technology to localize the origin of ventricular tachycardia in order to improve applicability and effectiveness in treating the arrhythmia. Radiofrequency catheter ablation offers potential control of arrhythmia without the side effects of antiarrhythmic drugs. Nursing care after ablation involves frequent monitoring of vital signs and groin sites.


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