Surgical treatment of ventricular tachycardia in infants.

  title={Surgical treatment of ventricular tachycardia in infants.},
  author={Arthur T. Garson and Paul C. Gillette and Jack L. Titus and Edith P. Hawkins and Debra L. Kearney and David A. Ott and Denton A. Cooley and Dan G. Mcnamara},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={310 22},
  • Arthur T. Garson, Paul C. Gillette, +5 authors Dan G. Mcnamara
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  • VENTRICULAR tachycardia is a rare arrhythmia in infancy,1 , 2 and is usually associated with the long-QT-interval syndrome,3 myocardial disease such as that found in myocarditis, congestive or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, severe hypertrophy due to aortic or pulmonary stenosis,4 or cardiac tumor.5 6 7 8 9 In the past three years, we have cared for eight infants under the age of two years who had incessant ventricular tachycardia — i.e., with little or no sinus rhythm present throughout the day… CONTINUE READING

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