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Temporary ventricular overdrive pacing for electrical storm after coronary artery bypass grafting.
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PMID:  22083695     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 57-year-old man who had been receiving chemotherapy for multiple myeloma complained of chest pain and was diagnosed with coronary artery disease. Coronary artery bypass grafting without cardiopulmonary bypass was performed smoothly, and extubation was done in the operating room. The next evening, cluster of ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation triggered by ventricular premature contractions occurred and required multiple electrical defibrillations. Despite intravenous administration of lidocaine, amiodarone, magnesium, and β-blocker, the storm sustained and was suppressed only by temporary ventricular overdrive pacing. He was discharged on foot.
Toshihito Yoshida; Yuji Naito; Kuniharu Nishimura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-11-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  59     ISSN:  1863-6713     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101303952     Medline TA:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  756-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Center, Hokkaido Social Insurance Hospital, 1-8 Nakanoshima, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 062-8618, Japan.
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