Ventricular tachycardia in a young population without overt heart disease.

@article{Deal1986VentricularTI,
  title={Ventricular tachycardia in a young population without overt heart disease.},
  author={Barbara J. Deal and Stephanie M Miller and Daniel Scagliotti and Darrel Prechel and Jos{\'e} Ram{\'o}n Berreteaga Gallastegui and Robert J. Hariman},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1986},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={
          1111-8
        }
}
Since 1974, 24 young patients presenting with ventricular tachycardia and without clinical evidence of heart disease were evaluated and followed. Sixteen patients (67%) were symptomatic. Clinical episodes of ventricular tachycardia were sustained in 18, incessant in four, and nonsustained in two patients. The rate of tachycardia ranged from 130 to 300 beats/min (mean = 200 beats/min). Subtle abnormalities of cardiac size or function were present at cardiac catheterization in 16 of 23 patients… CONTINUE READING

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