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Clinical sustained uniform ventricular tachycardia in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: association with left ventricular apical aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2923756     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Of 51 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who had episodes of ventricular tachycardia detected during ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring only two had clinical sustained uniform ventricular tachycardia that required medical treatment because of worsening symptoms. In both patients the arrhythmia was associated with the uncommon finding of an apical aneurysm with angiographically normal coronary arteries.
Authors:
F Alfonso; M P Frenneaux; W J McKenna
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British heart journal     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0007-0769     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Heart J     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-01     Completed Date:  1989-05-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370634     Medline TA:  Br Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  178-81     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiovascular Disease Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, London.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / complications*
Electrocardiography
Heart Aneurysm / complications*,  radiography
Heart Ventricles / radiography
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Tachycardia / complications*
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