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Ventricular tachycardia 

Ventricular tachycardia
Chapter:
Ventricular tachycardia
Author(s):

Yaver Bashir

, Timothy R. Betts

, and Kim Rajappan

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550180.003.0142
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date: 18 September 2018

Mechanisms 308

Infarct-related VT 310

Non-ischaemic scar-related VT 312

Bundle branch re-entrant VT 316

Right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia 318

Fascicular tachycardia 322

Idiopathic ventricular fibrillation 324

The commonest of the broad complex tachycardias ( p. 190), VT usually occurs as a result of re-entry related to a ventricular cardiomyopathic process, e.g. infarction, or arises from an area of ventricular automaticity/triggered activity (...

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