Case 120

Paul A. Friedman, Charles D. Swerdlow

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Abstract

A 76 year-old man with prior inferior wall myocardial infarction (NYHA Class II, left-ventricular ejection fraction 41%, first degree AV block, and narrow QRS) underwent implantation of a dual-chamber ICD (Medtronic EnTrust™ D154ATG) for sustained monomorphic VT requiring cardioversion. He was treated with sotalol 120 mg q 12 h to reduce the frequency of VT. Figure 120.1 shows an episode retrieved from the ICD's SVT log with programmed detection and bradycardia pacing parameters. Why is VT misdiagnosed as sinus tachycardia?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCardiac Electrophysiology
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Case Review
PublisherSpringer London
Pages469-470
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781849963893
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Friedman, P. A., & Swerdlow, C. D. (2011). Case 120. In Cardiac Electrophysiology: Clinical Case Review (pp. 469-470). Springer London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84996-390-9_120