Tags » Ventricular Tachycardia
A 70 yo with h/o HTN, CAD and s/p ICD placement.
What is happening on the strip?
This is a regular monomorphic VT (RBBB + RAD) which wa terminated by antitachycardia pacing or overdrive pacing (8 pacer artifacts) Antitachycardia pacing (ATP) or overdrive pacing is the delivery of short burst of rapid ventricular pacing to terminate ventricular tachycardia (VT). 56 more words
I had the most irrational thought whilst under sedation for my cardiac ablation:
This is quite relaxing really!
Given that catheters were, at that point, travelling through a vein at the top of my leg to reach my heart, I think it is safe to assume that the sedative was doing its job!1,146 more words