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*  Management of atrial fibrillation
... amiodarone or digoxin for achieving ventricular rate control in patients with acute uncomplicated atrial fibrillation". Crit. ... Oct 2010). "Guidelines for the management of atrial fibrillation: the Task Force for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation of ... Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation Working Group (2007). "Independent predictors of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation ... 2006). "Clopidogrel plus aspirin versus oral anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation in the Atrial fibrillation Clopidogrel ...
*  Tachycardia
... often leading to ventricular fibrillation. This is a type of tachycardia that originates from above the ventricles, such as the ... Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common cardiac arrhythmias. In general, it is an irregular, narrow complex rhythm. ... Ventricular tachycardia (VT or V-tach) is a potentially life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia that originates in the ventricles. ... Depending on the patient's health and other variables such as medications taken for rate control, atrial fibrillation may cause ...
*  Ventricular fibrillation
... is found initially in about 10% of people in cardiac arrest. Ventricular fibrillation can occur due to ... MacWilliam spent many years working on ventricular fibrillation and was one of the first to show that ventricular fibrillation ... on the basis of the fact that ventricular fibrillation itself is common, idiopathic ventricular fibrillation accounts for an ... of the cases of ventricular fibrillation unrelated to myocardial infarction, and 14% of all ventricular fibrillation ...
*  Radiofrequency ablation
It is used in recurrent atrial flutter (Afl), atrial fibrillation (AF), supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial tachycardia ... Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia (MAT) and some types of ventricular arrhythmia. The energy-emitting probe (electrode) is at the ...
*  Topera Medical
Narayan SM; Krummen DE; Shivkumar K; Clopton P; Rappel WJ; Miller JM (12 August 2012). "Treatment of atrial fibrillation by the ... and atrial tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia to identify targets for catheter ablation. In 2010, Dr. Sanjiv Narayan and ... The data from the workstation is used to help diagnose the source of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and atrial ... Swarup V. "Stable Atrial Fibrillation Rotors and Focal Sources Lie in Diverse Bi-Atrial Locations Often Remote from the ...
*  Defibrillation
Only the cardiac arrest rhythms ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia are normally defibrillated. The ... Many modern devices can distinguish between ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, and more benign arrhythmias like ... specifically ventricular fibrillation (VF) and non-perfusing ventricular tachycardia (VT). A defibrillator delivers a dose of ... specifically ventricular fibrillation (VF) and pulseless ventricular tachycardia. If the heart has completely stopped, as in ...
*  History of cardiopulmonary resuscitation
... could induce ventricular fibrillation in dogs' hearts and more powerful shocks could reverse the fibrillation. This early ... All had ventricular fibrillation; six arrests occurred after the arrival of the MCCU, and four occurred shortly before arrival ... Beck realized that ventricular fibrillation often occurred in hearts that were basically sound and he coined the phrase "Hearts ... Among the first group of patients seen by the MCCU were three patients treated for ventricular fibrillation. One of the three ...
*  Morton Mower
Ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia occur when there are irregularities in the electrical signals from the ... Ventricular fibrillation and tachycardia can lead to sudden cardiac death if not treated immediately. An implantable ... "The very rare patient who has frequent bouts of ventricular fibrillation is best treated in a coronary care unit and is better ... Mirowski discovered that Heller had suffered an attack of ventricular fibrillation. Heller died several weeks after his first ...
*  Primary ventricular fibrillation
PVF is defined as ventricular fibrillation not preceded by heart failure or shock, in contrast to secondary ventricular ... Primary ventricular fibrillation (PVF) is an unpredictable and potentially fatal arrhythmia occurring during the acute phase of ... Volpi A, Cavalli A, Santoro L, Negri E (1998). "Incidence and prognosis of early primary ventricular fibrillation in acute ... Research on Primary Ventricular Fibrillation during Acute Myocardial Infarction. ...
*  GATA5
"Ventricular fibrillation". Mayo Clinic. Kakita T, Hasegawa K, Morimoto T, Kaburagi S, Wada H, Sasayama S (November 1999). "p300 ... or ventricular fibrillation which is a serious condition where the ventricles of the heart aren't pumping consistently and ...
*  Danny Kassap
Kassap was diagnosed with ventricular fibrillation. He slowly recovered, but in May 2011 he was forced to withdraw from another ...
*  Tarlochan Singh Kler
... and Ventricular Fibrillation in the EP Lab. What is the Atrial Rhythm? are some of the notable ones. The Government of India ... "Ventricular Fibrillation in the EP Lab. What is the Atrial Rhythm?". Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 19 (9): 991- ...
*  Long QT syndrome
Syncopal attacks due to paroxysmal ventricular fibrillation". Clin Pediatr (Bologna) (in Italian). 45: 656-83. PMID 14158288. ... "Ranolazine Safely Decreases Ventricular and Atrial Fibrillation in Timothy Syndrome (LQT8)". Pacing and Clinical ... In untreated individuals with JLNS, about 50% die by the age of 15 years due to ventricular arrhythmias. Romano-Ward syndrome ... It is a relatively common cause of sudden death along with Brugada syndrome and arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia. In ...
*  War of the currents
ISBN 978-0-31213-594-2. Wiggers, Carl J. (October 1940). "The mechanism and nature of ventricular fibrillation". American Heart ... inducing ventricular fibrillation, a deadly loss of heart rhythm that must be corrected immediately. Any practical distribution ...
*  Cardiology
Ventricular arrhythmias include ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. Arrhythmias are due to problems with the ... The initial heart rhythm is most often ventricular fibrillation. The diagnosis is confirmed by finding no pulse. While a ... In Europe and North America, as of 2014, atrial fibrillation affects about 2% to 3% of the population. Atrial fibrillation and ... Pulmonary atresia with a ventricular septal defect: This type of pulmonary atresia happens when a ventricular septal defect ...
*  Cameron Health
In this report, the system successfully and consistently detected and converted episodes of ventricular fibrillation that were ... O'Riordan, Michael (May 18, 2009). "Subcutaneous ICD system detects and terminates induced ventricular fibrillation". The Heart ... Of the 55 patients, 53 had two instances of fibrillation and in 52 these were successfully converted. These findings were ... One of the three patients was successfully treated for seven successive episodes of ventricular tachycardia, a condition known ...
*  Charles Antzelevitch
"J-point elevation in survivors of primary ventricular fibrillation and matched control subjects: incidence and clinical ... "Genetic basis and molecular mechanism for idiopathic ventricular fibrillation". Nature. 392 (6673): 293-296. doi:10.1038/32675 ... "Heterogeneity within the ventricular wall. Electrophysiology and pharmacology of epicardial, endocardial, and M cells". Circres ... With his colleagues, he demonstrated that quinidine could be used to treat ventricular tachycardia in experimental models of ...
*  Electrocardiography
... polymorphic ventricular tachycardia) Wide complex tachycardia Ventricular flutter Ventricular fibrillation Ventricular ... must be specified as atrial or ventricular (e.g., the ventricular rate in ventricular fibrillation is 300-600 bpm, whereas the ... Jafary, Fahim H (2007). "The "incidental" episode of ventricular fibrillation: A case report". Journal of Medical Case Reports ... Rhythm disturbances/ Arrhythmias: Atrial fibrillation & atrial flutter without rapid ventricular response Premature atrial ...
*  Neurocardiology
Tachyarrhythmias are associated with ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. Bradyarrhythmias are associated with ... Sudden cardiac death is triggered by an electrical accident, which can be treated with ventricular defibrillation. Stroke ... with both atrial and ventricular ectopy. The sudden epileptic death may be a result of the sympathetic activation or autonomic ...
*  Police vehicles equipped with automated external defibrillators in North America
This improved response time directly related to improved survival rates for victims of SCA with ventricular fibrillation or ... of SCAs are caused by ventricular fibrillation (VF). Receiving defibrillation from an automated external defibrillator (AED) is ... pulseless ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT). During this experiment, the survival rate for witnessed victims of SCA with VT/VF ...
*  Cardiac arrest
The two shockable rhythms are ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia. In children 2 to 4 J/Kg is ... The two "shockable" rhythms are ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia while the two "non-shockable" ... Neither lidocaine nor amiodarone, in those who continue in ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation despite ... Early defibrillation - is effective for the management of ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia Early ...
*  Cardiac stimulant
... prevents cocaine-induced ventricular fibrillation". Am. J. Physiol. 265 (5 Pt 2): H1529-35. PMID 8238564. ...
*  Intravenous therapy
Rapid temperature changes in the heart may precipitate ventricular fibrillation. Administering a too-dilute or too-concentrated ...
*  Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
Ventricular tachycardia may self-terminate or degenerate into ventricular fibrillation, causing sudden death unless immediate ... Lakatta, E. G.; Guarnieri T. (1993). "Spontaneous myocardial calcium oscillations: are they linked to ventricular fibrillation ... Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT), also called familial polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (FPVT) ... Jiang, D; Xiao B; Yang D; Wang R; Choi P; Zhang L; Cheng H; Chen SR (2004). "RyR2 mutations linked to ventricular tachycardia ...
*  Paul Zoll
Termination of Ventricular fibrillation in man by externally applied countershock. N Engl J Med 1956; 254: 727-32 Zoll PM, ... chest surface electrical shock to terminate life-threatening ventricular fibrillation in 1956; installation of a Zoll-Belgard- ... Resuscitation of the heart in ventricular standstill by external electrical stimulation. N Engl J Med 1952; 249: 768-71 ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Atrial fibrillation (427.32) Atrial flutter (427.4) Ventricular fibrillation and flutter (427.41) Ventricular fibrillation ( ...
*  Ajmaline
Brugada syndrome can result in ventricular fibrillation and potentially death. It is a major cause of sudden unexpected cardiac ... Ajmaline was seen to be more effective than lidocaine (an accepted drug for treatment) in terminating ventricular tachycardia ... Manz M.; L├╝deritz B. (1988). "Emergency therapy of ventricular tachycardias: lidocaine versus ajmaline". Dtsch Med Wochenschr. ...