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Characteristics of J Wave-Associated Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation: Role of Drugs.
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PMID:  21418245     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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A storm of J wave-associated idiopathic ventricular fibrillation (VF) was observed in a 49-year-old man. Multiform premature ventricular complexes initiated the episodes of VF. Intravenous isoproterenol attenuated the J wave and suppressed the VF storm. After the implantation of a cardioverter defibrillator, VF was induced by programmed electrical stimulation at baseline, and it was terminated by a 25-J shock after an unsuccessful 15-J shock. During oral treatment with quinidine sulfate, 600 mg daily, the J wave was attenuated and VF became noninducible by programmed electrical stimulation. VF induced by a shock delivered on the T wave was terminated by a single 10-J shock. Mean F-F interval and dominant frequency of the VF were 162 ms and 6.8 Hz at baseline, and 210 ms and 5.0 Hz during the quinidine sulfate treatment. (PACE 2011; 1-5).
Authors:
Masaomi Chinushi; Kanae Hasegawa; Kenichi Iijima; Hiroshi Furushima; Daisuke Izumi; Akinori Sato; Yoshifusa Aizawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2011, The Authors Journal compilation ©2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
School of Health Science, First Department of Internal Medicine, Niigata University School of Medicine, Niigata, Japan.
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