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The onset mechanisms of ventricular tachycardia.
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PMID:  23040077     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Clinical and electrophysiological features of different initiation patterns of ventricular tachycardia (VT) have been widely studied. At least two different onset patterns of VT have been defined in the studies. Tachycardias, which are preceded by either a single or multiple ventricular ectopic activity, including a short-long-short sequence, are defined as nonsudden onset and those, which are not preceded by ventricular ectopy are defined as sudden onset. The knowledge of initiation pattern of VTs may have some clinical importance and can be essential for the selection of treatment strategies. The use of Holter electrocardiograms and analysis of intracardiac electrograms from implantable cardioverter-defibrillators enables to evaluate the initiation patterns of VTs.
Taner Ulus; Gulmira Kudaiberdieva; Bulent Gorenek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey.
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