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Antitachycardia Pacing

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

Ventricular Tachycardia

The Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (S-ICD)

After three blog posts to the fascinating technology of leadless pacemakers, some of you might already be wondering, if industry and heart rhythm specialists are working on leadless defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices (CRTs), too. 1,088 more words

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

Cardiac ablation: my journey

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!

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Ectopic Heartbeats And Laser Ablation

Conclusion: VT or Not

By:  Dr. Bojana Uzelac

This was a case of ECG artifacts caused by muscular tremor that mimic polymorphic VT.

Even computer was confused and counted heart rate of 294/min. 219 more words

Ventricular Tachycardia

My Broken Heart

My eyes snap open. The room is dark. I’m disoriented. Muffled beeping and soft humming sounds. The hospital.

I remember.

Had the nurse just come in to check my vitals? 864 more words

Mostly True Stories

Wide QRST: VT or aberrancy?

This is a 70 yo patient who was brought in due to seizure. This ecg was captured while patient was being examined.

This is regular wide complex tachcycardia (WCT) with right bundle branch block (RBBB) morphology. 92 more words

Ventricular Tachycardia

Wide QRS complex with LBBB morphology + inferior axis

A pt with h/o DM and HTN with unilateral ptosis (due to aneurysm). Pt had several episodes of couplet, triplet (NSVT) and PVC’s.

5 minutes view of lead II… 137 more words

Ventricular Tachycardia