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Vol 68, No 5 (2010)
Electrocardiogram of the month
Published online: 2010-05-20
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Fascicular tachycardia - a rare case of ventricular tachycardia

Michał Waśniewski, Romuald Ochotny, Aneta Klotzka, Ewa Straburzyńska-Migaj, Stefan Grajek
Kardiol Pol 2010;68(5):588-590.

open access

Vol 68, No 5 (2010)
Electrocardiogram of the month
Published online: 2010-05-20
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

It is described a case of an 18 years old woman admitted to the hospital with tachycardia 160/min. Drugs routinely used for supraventricular arrhythmias and cardioversion were ineffective. Patient were transferred to the reference center. Based on careful ECG examination diagnosis was established as fascicular tachycardia. Verapamil given intravenously stopped tachycardia immediately. Location of reentry circuit within left ventricle and differential diagnosis of fascicular tachycardia as well as ECG features are described in discussion.
Kardiol Pol 2010; 68, 5: 588-590

Abstract

It is described a case of an 18 years old woman admitted to the hospital with tachycardia 160/min. Drugs routinely used for supraventricular arrhythmias and cardioversion were ineffective. Patient were transferred to the reference center. Based on careful ECG examination diagnosis was established as fascicular tachycardia. Verapamil given intravenously stopped tachycardia immediately. Location of reentry circuit within left ventricle and differential diagnosis of fascicular tachycardia as well as ECG features are described in discussion.
Kardiol Pol 2010; 68, 5: 588-590
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Keywords

fascicular tachycardia; verapamil

About this article
Title

Fascicular tachycardia - a rare case of ventricular tachycardia

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 68, No 5 (2010)

Pages

588-590

Published online

2010-05-20

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2010;68(5):588-590.

Keywords

fascicular tachycardia
verapamil

Authors

Michał Waśniewski
Romuald Ochotny
Aneta Klotzka
Ewa Straburzyńska-Migaj
Stefan Grajek

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