CaMKII inhibition: breaking the cycle of electrical storm?

  title={CaMKII inhibition: breaking the cycle of electrical storm?},
  author={Paari Dominic Swaminathan and Mark E. Anderson},
  volume={123 20},
Electrical storm (ES), a medical emergency, is the frequent occurrence of ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation, defined as 3 or more episodes in a 24-hour period. Although ES can occur in a variety of settings, including ischemia, heart failure, and channelopathies, general incidence and awareness of this condition have dramatically risen since the advent of automatic internal cardiac defibrillators (ICDs). Approximately half of the patients who receive an ICD for secondary prevention of… CONTINUE READING


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