ECGs and Pacemakers. Belhassen Ventricular Tachycardia: A Case Study
- A curative approach to atrial flutter. Kirchhoffer, James B. // Cortlandt Forum;9/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p148
Discusses the case of a 65-year-old woman who suffered from rapid ventricular response due to rapid conduction through the A-V node. Recurrent symptoms; Patient history; Examinations performed; Curative procedure.
- Why Is the Rhythm VT? Grauer, Ken // Hospital Medicine Alert;Oct2012, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p63
The article presents an image of an electrocardiogram from a patient with dropping blood pressure that reveals ventricular tachycardia.
- ECG Review: Why is the Rhythm VT? Grauer, Ken // Internal Medicine Alert;8/15/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 15, p120
The article presents information on several reasons for the support of diagnosis of the ventricular tachycardia (VT) with respect to the electrocardiography report of a patient shown with dropping blood pressure.
- Unusual occurrence of ventricular tachycardia induced by single bee sting. Stajic, Zoran; Djuric, Predrag; Grdinic, Aleksandra; Mijailovic, Zdravko // Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine;Jul2015, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p429
The article presents a case study of a 35-year-old female complaining of palpitations after a bee sting. The diagnostic tool electrocardiogram was performed reflecting QRS-complex tachycardia and rate of 160 beats per minute. She was given an intravenous medication of amiodarone, and was...
- Ventricular Tachycardia (VT): Mechanism to Management. MARDELL, ANDREW P.; EXNER, DEREK V. // Fire Engineering;Jun2010, Vol. 163 Issue 6, p28
The article explores the mechanisms of different types of ventricular tachycardia (VT), electrocardiographic (ECG) criteria to diagnose VT and VT management. VT can be categorized as monomorphic or polymorphic. Primary mechanisms that result in cardiac arrhythmias include abnormal automaticity,...
- What is Your Diagnosis: Ventricular or Pseudo-Ventricular Tachycardia? Gül, Enes Elvin; Kayrak, Mehmet; Gök, Hasan // Journal of Academic Emergency Medicine / Akademik Acil Tip Olgu ;Dec2011, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p185
The article presents a case study on a 56-year-old man who was admitted to an emergency department due to chest pain. The patient was administered with streptokinase infusion and the electrocardiography (ECG) showed a possible ventricular tachycardia (VT). The case illustrates the importance of...
- Torsades de Pointes and long QT syndromes. Janeira, Louis F. // American Family Physician;10/1/1995, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p1447
Reports on Torsades de pointes, a polyphormic form of ventricular tachycardia that is usually associated with prolongation of the QT interval. Prevalence and risk factors; Causes of acquired (pause-dependent) QT prolongation; Causes of congenital or idiopathic QT prolongation; Withdrawal of...
- Supraventricular tachycardias. Ward, David E. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);2/4/1984, Vol. 288 Issue 6414, p344
Focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of supraventricular tachycardias. Reference to the abnormalities of the atrioventricular conduction; Characteristic of re-entrant tachycardia; Basis on the choice of an effective drug.
- Mapping Ventricular Tachycardia. Zak, Jody // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2006, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p13
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...