Ventricular fibrillation survivors in whom tachyarrhythmia cannot be induced: outcome related to selected therapy

Jack Kron, P. J. Kudenchuk, Edward Murphy, Cynthia Morris, K. Griffith, C. G. Walance, J. H. McAnulty

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Abstract

Eighty-five patients were studied to determine the prognosis of the ventricular tachyarrhythmias at the time of electrophysiologic study. Twenty-five patients (29%) were not inducible when we used a stimulation protocol consisting of up to four extrastimuli delivered at two right ventricular sites. Patients with no inducible arrhythmias were younger (53 vs 59 yrs; p = .06) and had higher ejection fractions (.49 vs .34; p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1291-1300
Number of pages10
JournalPACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Volume10
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1987

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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