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Modification of Rhythmic Risk Assessment by Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation

2018-03-08 22:39:10 | BioPortfolio

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Preventive aBlation of vEntricular tachycaRdia in Patients With myocardiaL INfarction

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Substrate Targeted Ablation Using the FlexAbility™ Ablation Catheter System for the Reduction of Ventricular Tachycardia

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Safety and Efficacy of Post Ablation Apixaban Use for Reduction of the Risk of Cerebrovascular Events in Patients Undergoing Ventricular Tachycardia Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation

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Intramural Needle Ablation for Ablation of Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia

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FLExAbility Sensor Enabled Substrate Targeted Ablation for the Reduction of VT Study

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PubMed Articles [2081 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Ablation Compared to Drug Therapy for Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy; Results from a Multicenter Study.

The comparative efficacy of antiarrhythmic drug therapy (AAD) versus ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is unknown.

Cerebral Protection During Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease.

Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia (VT) is associated with the risk of cerebral embolism. The origin of periprocedural brain embolism in the setting of VT ablation is often unknown and strat...

Ventricular Tachycardia induced by Antitachycardia Pacing for Ventricular Tachycardia: Not so Pain Free?

Prognostic Significance of Non-Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia Depends on Its Rate and DurationNon-sustained ventricular tachycardia episodes predict future hospitalization in ICD recipients with heart failure.

One case of elderly patient with extremely severe burn complicated by ventricular tachycardia.

One elderly patient with extremely severe burn was admitted to our department on 4th August, 2017. The patient suffered multiple sustained ventricular tachycardia from post injury day 2 to 4 due to re...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Implantable devices which continuously monitor the electrical activity of the heart and automatically detect and terminate ventricular tachycardia (TACHYCARDIA, VENTRICULAR) and VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION. They consist of an impulse generator, batteries, and electrodes.

An abnormally rapid ventricular rhythm usually in excess of 150 beats per minute. It is generated within the ventricle below the BUNDLE OF HIS, either as autonomic impulse formation or reentrant impulse conduction. Depending on the etiology, onset of ventricular tachycardia can be paroxysmal (sudden) or nonparoxysmal, its wide QRS complexes can be uniform or polymorphic, and the ventricular beating may be independent of the atrial beating (AV dissociation).

A malignant form of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia that is characterized by HEART RATE between 200 and 250 beats per minute, and QRS complexes with changing amplitude and twisting of the points. The term also describes the syndrome of tachycardia with prolonged ventricular repolarization, long QT intervals exceeding 500 milliseconds or BRADYCARDIA. Torsades de pointes may be self-limited or may progress to VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION.

Cardiac electrical stimulators that apply brief high-voltage electroshocks to the HEART. These stimulators are used to restore normal rhythm and contractile function in hearts of patients who are experiencing VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION or ventricular tachycardia (TACHYCARDIA, VENTRICULAR) that is not accompanied by a palpable PULSE. Some defibrillators may also be used to correct certain noncritical dysrhythmias (called synchronized defibrillation or CARDIOVERSION), using relatively low-level discharges synchronized to the patient's ECG waveform. (UMDNS, 2003)

A potentially lethal cardiac arrhythmia characterized by an extremely rapid, hemodynamically unstable ventricular tachycardia (150-300 beats/min) with a large oscillating sine-wave appearance. If untreated, ventricular flutter typically progresses to VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION.

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