Reperfusion arrhythmia: myth or reality?


Early reports of "reperfusion arrhythmia" after experimental temporary coronary occlusion raised concern that these arrhythmias, particularly ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia, might occur in association with reperfusion of an occluded coronary vessel during thrombolysis. Such an occurrence could increase the risk of transfer of such… (More)