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Ventricular fibrillation in acute myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  6869924     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ventricular fibrillation (VF) developed in 7.42% patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). It was more frequent among patients with anterior myocardial infarction compared to inferior myocardial infarction. On the basis of sequence of events, cases of ventricular fibrillation (VF) were classified in to Primary (P), Secondary (S) and Agonal (A). 57.69% cases had SVF, 30.76% had AVF and only 11.53% cases had PVF. In all cases of PVF, ECG was normal prior to the development of VF and developed abruptly without any warning.
M C Gupta; M M Singh; R Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1983 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-08-26     Completed Date:  1983-08-26     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  440-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / complications
Electric Countershock
Heart Failure / complications
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / complications*,  physiopathology
Shock / complications
Ventricular Fibrillation / etiology*,  mortality,  therapy

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