Inducible ventricular tachycardia due to dermatomyositis-related cardiomyopathy in the era of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy.

A 67-year-old man with a history of dermatomyositis, under treatment with prednisolone and methotrexate for the past 10 years, complained of palpitations and episodes of dizziness. During the last 3 years, the patient has been under treatment with an angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker and amiodarone for hypertension and ventricular ectopic beats… (More)