Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy unmasked with implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation.

@article{Danon2013TachycardiainducedCU,
  title={Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy unmasked with implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation.},
  author={Asaf Danon and Sheldon Michael Singh},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={1330.e9-1330.e10}
}
A 53-year-old man with a 4-year history of nonischemic cardiomyopathy and persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) (Fig. 1A) was admitted with heart failure. Cardiomegaly was noted on a postero-anterior chest x-ray (Fig. 1B) and confirmed with echocardiography (left ventricular end diastolic diameter 1⁄4 63 mm; ejection fraction [EF] 1⁄4 30%). Electrocardiograms… CONTINUE READING