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Suppression of electrical storm by biventricular pacing in a patient with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and ventricular tachycardia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12685146     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study presents a patient with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy who had suffered from multiple ICD shocks. Amiodarone and a beta-blocker failed to suppress ventricular tachycardia. His ECG showed a very wide QRS complex with an intraventricular conduction delay, so biventricular (BV) pacing was attempted. The BV pacing successfully prevented the multiple ICD shocks accompanied with an improvement in left ventricular systolic function and physical activity.
Authors:
Yasutaka Tanabe; Masaomi Chinushi; Takashi Washizuka; Shirou Minagawa; Hiroshi Furushima; Hiroshi Watanabe; Yukio Hosaka; Satoru Komura; Yoshifusa Aizawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2003 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-04-10     Completed Date:  2003-06-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
First Department of Internal Medicine, Niigata Graduate University of Medicine, Asahimachi, Niigata 951-8510, Japan. tanabey@med.niigata-u.ac.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial / methods*
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / complications*
Electrocardiography
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Tachycardia, Ventricular / complications,  prevention & control*
Ventricular Function, Left / physiology

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