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Asymptomatic wide complex tachycardia: a case report.

Mukerji S, Aloka F, Khasnis A - Cases J (2009)

Bottom Line: Though, these arrhythmias are potentially fatal, they need to recognized first and treated appropriately.Associated physical signs are helpful in this.We present a case of a 54-year-old-female who recently underwent placement of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for cardiomyopathy and developed tachycardia.

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Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA. khasatul@yahoo.com.

ABSTRACT
Wide complex tachycardias are a commonly encountered entity in coronary care units, intensive care units and emergency departments. Though, these arrhythmias are potentially fatal, they need to recognized first and treated appropriately. Associated physical signs are helpful in this. We present a case of a 54-year-old-female who recently underwent placement of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for cardiomyopathy and developed tachycardia.

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True narrow QRS complexes amidst the "wide QRS rhythm".
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Figure 2: True narrow QRS complexes amidst the "wide QRS rhythm".

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Asymptomatic wide complex tachycardia: a case report.

Mukerji S, Aloka F, Khasnis A - Cases J (2009)

True narrow QRS complexes amidst the "wide QRS rhythm".
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

License
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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC2630301&req=5

Figure 2: True narrow QRS complexes amidst the "wide QRS rhythm".
Mentions: • Presence of normal QRS complexes (arrows in Figure 2)

Bottom Line: Though, these arrhythmias are potentially fatal, they need to recognized first and treated appropriately.Associated physical signs are helpful in this.We present a case of a 54-year-old-female who recently underwent placement of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for cardiomyopathy and developed tachycardia.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA. khasatul@yahoo.com.

ABSTRACT
Wide complex tachycardias are a commonly encountered entity in coronary care units, intensive care units and emergency departments. Though, these arrhythmias are potentially fatal, they need to recognized first and treated appropriately. Associated physical signs are helpful in this. We present a case of a 54-year-old-female who recently underwent placement of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for cardiomyopathy and developed tachycardia.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus