ECGs and Pacemakers. Belhassen Ventricular Tachycardia: A Case Study

Weaver, Lauren; Curry, Michelle; Schakenbach, Linda; Yakobitis, Kathleen
October 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2010, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p71
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 73-year-old man who had an illness history of a typical Belhassen ventricular tachycardia. It states that administering him with metoprolol converted his cardiac dysrhythmia to normal sinus rhythm with a right bundle branch block and a slight left axis deviation. It also notes that the patient elected to continue his current pharmacological treatment and deferred a repeat electrophysiologic study.


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