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Ventricular fibrillation complicating temporary ventricular pacing in acute myocardial infarction: significance of right ventricular infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7304464     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Five patients with acute myocardial infarction had ventricular fibrillation as a complication of indicated temporary pacing. All five patients had evidence of right ventricular infarction (three patients with postmortem confirmation). The presence of right ventricular infarction seems to be a contributing mechanism involved in the induction of ventricular fibrillation during temporary pacing for bradyarrhythmia complicating acute myocardial infarction.
Authors:
S Sclarovsky; N Zafrir; B Strasberg; O Kracoff; R F Lewin; A Arditi; K M Rosen; J Agmon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1981 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-01-28     Completed Date:  1982-01-28     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1160-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Arteriosclerosis / diagnosis
Atrial Fibrillation / diagnosis
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial*
Chronic Disease
Electrocardiography
Female
Heart Catheterization
Humans
Male
Myocardial Infarction / complications,  therapy*
Pain / etiology
Syncope / diagnosis
Thorax
Time Factors
Ventricular Fibrillation / complications*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
HL 18794/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; HL07387/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS

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