Ventricular Fibrillation

Known as: FIBRILLATION PAROXYSMAL VENT, Ventricular Fibrillation [Disease/Finding], VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION PAROXYSM 
A potentially lethal cardiac arrhythmia that is characterized by uncoordinated extremely rapid firing of electrical impulses (400-600/min) in HEART… (More)

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1937-2018
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Review
2015
Review
2015
The risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) is high in chronic kidney disease patients, and it increases with the progression of… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Ventricular fibrillation is the main mechanism of sudden cardiac death. The feasibility of eliminating recurrent… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Lidocaine has been the initial antiarrhythmic drug treatment recommended for patients with ventricular fibrillation… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Recent reports from 2 European cities and an earlier observation from Seattle, Wash, suggest that the number of patients… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Ventricular fibrillation is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death. In fibrillation, fragmented electrical waves meander… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Although T-wave alternans has been closely associated with vulnerability to ventricular arrhythmias, the cellular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Despite recent advances in our understanding of the mechanism for ventricular fibrillation (VF), important electrophysiological… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Whether antiarrhythmic drugs improve the rate of successful resuscitation after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has not… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of death in the industrialized world, with the majority of such tragedies being due to… (More)
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1979
Highly Cited
1979
To examine the risk of ventricular fibrillation in patients with the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, we compared patients who had… (More)
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