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Exercise electrophysiology testing: the effect of exercise on the induction of ventricular arrhythmias by programmed ventricular stimulation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1689029     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In order to assess the effect of acute, reversible myocardial ischemia on the outcome of programmed ventricular stimulation (PVS), ventricular stimulation was performed at rest, during exercise, and during recovery in 10 patients with coronary artery disease. Of these ten patients, four were tested while off antiarrhythmic drugs and six were tested on antiarrhythmic drug therapy. Nine of the ten patients developed acute myocardial ischemia during exercise PVS. However, in only two of these ten patients ventricular arrhythmia could be induced by PVS, one during exercise and one during recovery.
G S Thomas; H Garan; M J Davis; G D Curfman; G W Dec; C A Boucher; W R Slater; B McGovern; J N Ruskin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  1990 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-03-02     Completed Date:  1990-03-02     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  17-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiac Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / therapeutic use*
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial* / methods
Coronary Disease / physiopathology*
Exercise / physiology*
Exercise Test
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies
Refractory Period, Electrophysiological
Stroke Volume
Tachycardia / etiology*,  physiopathology,  prevention & control
Ventricular Fibrillation / etiology*,  physiopathology,  prevention & control
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents

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