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Noninvasive Cardiac Radiation for Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia.

Background Recent advances have enabled noninvasive mapping of cardiac arrhythmias with electrocardiographic imaging and noninvasive delivery of precise ablative radiation with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). 229 more words

MEDICINE

Stable VT with ICD Firing

This case is written by Dr. Kyla Caners. She is a staff emergency physician in Hamilton, Ontario and the Simulation Director of McMaster University’s FRCP-EM program. 254 more words

Resuscitation

Patient presents with chest pain - has pacemaker in situ

What does the ECG image below show?

  1. It is diagnostic of ST-elevation infarction of the high-lateral wall;
  2. One cannot diagnose an infarction from ventricularly-paced complexes.
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Individuals from Wales with Arrhythmia After A Heart Attack

Mike has asked me to share this letter from Rebecca at BHF Cymru.

Hi Mike,

BHF Cymru funded researchers have published a brand new paper where they have discovered that a particular group of cells are found in the scar tissue left behind after a heart attack, that could play a significant role in causing irregular heart rhythm, or ventricular tachycardia. 141 more words

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When Crazy turns into Amazing

Six months.

A lot can happen in six months. It can feel like forever, and it can feel like the blink of an eye. It can also feel like both at the same time. 653 more words

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