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Electrocardiogram with a twist.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23149366     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This report presents a 55-year-old man admitted for respiratory failure, who was found to have a brief run of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (PVT) with normal QT interval. The importance of differentiating PVT caused by torsades de pointes and PVT with normal QT interval is emphasized. This distinction is crucial because of the differing etiologies and management of these arrhythmias.
Authors:
Wayland Lim; Nipavan Chiamvimonvat; Ezra A Amsterdam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical pathways in cardiology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1535-2811     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Pathw Cardiol     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-15     Completed Date:  2013-05-24     Revised Date:  2013-12-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101165286     Medline TA:  Crit Pathw Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  218-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Electrocardiography*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Tachycardia, Ventricular / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
I01 BX000576/BX/BLRD VA; R01 HL085727/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; R01 HL085844/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS
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