Misdiagnosis of ventricular tachycardia as supraventricular tachycardia

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. An episode is retrieved from the ICD’s SVT log with programmed detection and bradycardia pacing parameters. Diagnosis is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCardiac Electrophysiology
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Case Review
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages693-694
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9783030285333
ISBN (Print)9783030285319
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

Keywords

  • ICD
  • Sotalol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Friedman, P. A., & Swerdlow, C. D. (2020). Misdiagnosis of ventricular tachycardia as supraventricular tachycardia. In Cardiac Electrophysiology: Clinical Case Review (pp. 693-694). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-28533-3_173