Management of patients with malignant ventricular arrhythmias

  title={Management of patients with malignant ventricular arrhythmias},
  author={Bernard Lown and Thomas B. Graboys},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  volume={39 6},
The patient with recurrent malignant ventricular arrhythmias (ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia with syncope) presents a complex therapeutic problem. To examine this problem, a study was made of 43 consecutive patients with such arrhythmias (mean age 54 years for the 33 men and 43 years for the 10 women). Arrhythmias were not precipitated by either remediable clinical conditions or acute myocardial infarction. The population was divided into two nonrandomized groups based on… CONTINUE READING
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