Wide QRS tachycardia refractory to pharmacologic interventions and cardioversion.

@article{Brilakis2000WideQT,
  title={Wide QRS tachycardia refractory to pharmacologic interventions and cardioversion.},
  author={Emmanouil S Brilakis and Wesley E. Martin and Harilaos S Brilakis and Paul A. Friedman},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={453-6}
}
The case of a 43-year-old man with an idiopathic wide QRS tachycardia resistant to adenosine, lidocaine, procainamide, and multiple electric shocks is described. The tachycardia eventually stopped after a pacing wire was introduced in the right ventricle, inducing a run of rapid ventricular tachycardia. The possible causes of resistance to medications and… CONTINUE READING