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The role of ambulatory monitoring in postinfarction patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1042009     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ventricular premature contractions noted at the time of hospital discharge following myocardial infarction identify a population of patients at risk for late, sudden cardiac death. Patients with PVC's who are at exceptionally high risk can be identified by means of certain clinical and arrhythmic characteristics. Late ambulatory monitoring is the most effective single technique for identifying such individuals and for monitoring their response to anti-arrhythmic medication.
R F DeBusk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart & lung : the journal of critical care     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0147-9563     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Lung     Publication Date:    1975 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-02-09     Completed Date:  1976-02-09     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0330057     Medline TA:  Heart Lung     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  555-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ambulatory Care
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / therapeutic use
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / diagnosis*,  etiology
Death, Sudden
Electrocardiography / methods*
Exercise Test
Heart Ventricles
Myocardial Infarction / complications*,  drug therapy
Ventricular Fibrillation
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents

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