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Inappropriate shock despite successful termination of supraventricular tachycardia by antitachycardia pacing during charging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20230474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
We present a case of a 70-year-old man who received an inappropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shock for sinus tachycardia falling outside of the ventricular tachycardia zone. This occurred after termination of supraventricular tachycardia falling into the ventricular fibrillation zone by antitachycardia pacing. Particularities of the programming algorithms are reviewed.
Martin Bernier; Vidal Essebag
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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:  33     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e81-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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©2010, The Authors. Journal compilation ©2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada.
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