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Type II bidirectional ventricular tachycardia in a patient with myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19682706     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 84-year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of chest pain and palpitations. He had no history of coronary artery disease. The 12-lead electrocardiography showed bidirectional ventricular tachycardia (BVT). Coronary angiography revealed severe mid left anterior descending and mid left circumflex lesions. The BVT, in this case, was most likely due to myocardial ischema. The ethiology of published BVT cases are most commonly digitalis toxicity and rarely herbal aconitine poisoning, hypokalemic periodic paralysis, cathecolaminergic VT, myocarditis, and Anderson-Tawil syndrome. The patient had neither of these underlying conditions. To the best of our knowledge and research in the literature, there was no report of bidirectional VT in the patients with myocardial infarction.
Authors:
Osman Sonmez; Enes Elvin Gul; Cetin Duman; Mehmet Akif D??zenli; Mehmet Toka??; Jonni Cooper
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-08-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of electrocardiology     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1532-8430     ISO Abbreviation:  J Electrocardiol     Publication Date:    2009 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-26     Completed Date:  2010-01-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0153605     Medline TA:  J Electrocardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  631-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Sel??uk University, Konya, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged, 80 and over
Electrocardiography / methods*
Humans
Male
Myocardial Infarction / complications*,  diagnosis*
Rare Diseases / diagnosis
Tachycardia, Ventricular / complications*,  diagnosis*

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