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Using the Surface Electrocardiogram to Localize the Origin of Idiopathic Ventricular Tachycardia.
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PMID:  22897344     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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The surface electrocardiogram (ECG) is a useful tool to help identify the sites of origin of ventricular tachycardia (VT). Despite such limitations as chest wall deformity and metabolic and drug effects, the analysis of the QRS morphologic patterns and vectors can discern the site of activation of myocardium. There have been described numerous reports about ECG features of idiopathic left- and right-ventricular VT. In this review, we summarized typical ECG characteristics according to the VT sites of origin based on previous reports, with anatomical considerations of the left and right ventricles, including the outflow tracts and epicardium. (PACE 2012; 00:1-12).
Authors:
Kyoung-Min Park; You-Ho Kim; Francis E Marchlinski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2012, The Authors. Journal compilation ©2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Konkuk University Hospital, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Asan Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea.
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