Multiple ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fibrillation episodes

Paul A. Friedman, Charles D. Swerdlow

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A 73-year-old man with coronary artery disease, hypertension, and depressed ventricular function presents after receiving multiple shocks from his single chamber ICD. On physical examination, the blood pressure is 148/73, with heart rate 86. The jugular venous distension measures 8 cm, lungs are clear, gallops are absent, the abdomen is unremarkable, and trace lower extremity edema is noted. Diagnosis and management are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCardiac Electrophysiology
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Case Review
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9783030285333
ISBN (Print)9783030285319
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020


  • Pacemaker
  • Ventricular fibrillation
  • Ventricular tachycardia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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