Six shocks without premonitory symptoms

Paul A. Friedman, Charles D. Swerdlow

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A 62-year-old man with ischemic cardiomyopathy (NYHA Class II, left-ventricular ejection fraction 29%) underwent implantation of a prophylactic dual-chamber ICD (Atlas DR V-242) 2 years ago. During a febrile illness, he received six shocks without premonitory symptoms. Diagnosis and management are discussed.

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


  • Cardiomyopathy
  • ICD
  • Pacemaker

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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