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ALLMedicine™ Ventricular Tachycardia Center

Research & Reviews  3,197 results

Inhibition of the unfolded protein response reduces arrhythmic risk after myocardial in...
https://doi.org/10.1172/JCI147836
The Journal of Clinical Investigation; Liu M, Liu H et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - Ischemic cardiomyopathy is associated with an increased risk of sudden death, activation of the unfolded protein response (UPR), and reductions in multiple cardiac ion channels. When activated, the protein kinase-like ER kinase (PERK) branch of th...

Substrate Characterization and Outcomes of Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation in Titin Ca...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.121.010006
Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology; Enriquez A, Liang J et. al.

Jul 29th, 2021 - Background - Truncating variants of the titin gene (TTNtv) are a leading cause of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and have been associated with an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmias. This study evaluated the substrate distribution and the acut...

High density intramural mapping of post-infarct premature ventricular contractions and ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.14326
Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : PACE; Downar E, Janse MJ et. al.

Jul 28th, 2021 - Spontaneous ventricular premature contractions (PVCs) and ventricular tachycardia (VT) in the acute post infarct milieu is assumed to be due to automaticity. However, the mechanism has not been studied with intramural mapping. To study the mechani...

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Guidelines  6 results

Minimally Invasive Bilateral Stellate Ganglionectomy for Refractory Ventricular Tachyca...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2020.12.001
JACC. Clinical Electrophysiology; Elliott IA, DeJesus M et. al.

Jan 10th, 2021 - Cardiac sympathetic denervation (CSD) for refractory ventricular tachycardia (VT) has been shown to decrease VT recurrence and defibrillator shocks in patients with ischemic and nonischemic cardiomyopathy. Here and in the accompanying Video, we de...

2020 Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Heart Rhythm Society Position Statement o...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2020.04.004
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Deyell MW, AbdelWahab A et. al.

Jun 17th, 2020 - This Canadian Cardiovascular Society position statement is focused on the management of sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) and ventricular fibrillation (VF) that occurs in patients with structural heart disease (SHD), including previous myocar...

2018 American Heart Association Focused Update on Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7324904
Circulation Panchal AR, Berg KM et. al.

Dec 21st, 2018 - Antiarrhythmic medications are commonly administered during and immediately after a ventricular fibrillation/pulseless ventricular tachycardia cardiac arrest. However, it is unclear whether these medications improve patient outcomes. This 2018 Ame...

European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation: 2018 Update - Antiarrhythm...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.11.018
Resuscitation Soar J, Perkins GD et. al.

Nov 30th, 2018 - This European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Guidelines for Resuscitation 2018 update is focused on the role of antiarrhythmic drugs during advanced life support for cardiac arrest with shock refractory ventricular fibrillation/pulseless ventricular ...

Practice guideline summary: Reducing brain injury following cardiopulmonary resuscitati...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5447399
Neurology Geocadin RG, Wijdicks E et. al.

May 12th, 2017 - To assess the evidence and make evidence-based recommendations for acute interventions to reduce brain injury in adult patients who are comatose after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Published literature from 1966 to August 29, 2016, was...

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Drugs  285 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  96 results

Safety and Efficacy of Catheter Ablation of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Arising From Cardiac Outflow Tracts
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03258112

Mar 12th, 2020 - The right and left ventricular outflow tracts (RVOT/LVOT) are the most common sites of origin for idiopathic ventricular tachycardia (VT) and premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) in patients without structural heart disease.1 Frequent PVCs wa...

Pilot Randomized Trial With Flecainide in ARVC Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03685149

Jan 18th, 2020 - Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is an inherited arrhythmia disorder with high risk of ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation, and implantable cardioverter defibrillator remains as therapy of choice. Antiarrhythmic therapy w...

Peri-Procedural Transmural Electrophysiological (EP) Imaging of Scar-Related Ventricular Tachycardia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03713866

Dec 20th, 2019 - Electrocardiographic imaging (ECGi) is an emerging technique to image cardiac electrical activity through inverse reconstructions from body-surface ECGs. After 40 years of active research, the potential of ECGi as a noninvasive adjunct to catheter...

Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy for Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03349892

Oct 22nd, 2019 - Single arm, phase Ib/2a dose escalation study with an expansion cohort to determine the maximal tolerated dose (MTD) for stereotactic ablative radiotherapy of targets in the cardiac myocardium and to make a preliminary assessment of the efficacy o...

Inducibility and Stability of Ventricular Tachycardia Inpatients Undergoing VT Ablation Under General Anesthesia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02419547

Oct 9th, 2019 - This research study is being done to see whether general anesthesia (GA) affects our ability to start ventricular tachycardia (VT) during an VT ablation procedure. Data collected during this research study will help electrophysiologists and anesth...

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News  243 results

New AHA Statement Urges Attention to Sleep Apnea
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/953527?src=sapfe

Jun 22nd, 2021 - Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD), yet it is often under-recognized and treated in cardiovascular practice, the American Heart Association (AHA) says in a new scientific statement. "Obstructive s...

Skill Checkup: An Electrical Conundrum
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/952644

Jun 11th, 2021 - The Skill Checkup series provides a quick, case-style interactive quiz highlighting key guidelines- and evidence-based information to inform clinical practice. A 76-year-old man presented with syncope preceded by prolonged dizziness. His medical h...

Underlying Heart Rhythm, Not ICD Shocks, Drives Mortality
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951412

May 18th, 2021 - Combined data from five implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) trials suggest that it is the underlying arrhythmic disorder, rather than the ICD therapy itself, that affects mortality in these patients. Analysis of the MADIT II, MADIT-RISK, ...

The PRAETORIAN Trial: Guarded Approach to Subcutaneous ICD Best
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/937156

Sep 10th, 2020 - Years ago, during training, I remember a colleague dissing an early model of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) because it was primitive. All it did was shock ventricular tachycardia (VT) or ventricular fibrillation (VF).   Almost thr...

Allogenic Cardiac Stem Cells Show Some Promise for LV Remodeling Post-MI
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/935530

Aug 12th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infusion of allogenic cardiosphere-derived cells (CDCs) in patients with left ventricular (LV) dysfunction after acute myocardial infarction (MI) did not reduce LV scarring but did have a favorable impact on LV remodeli...

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Patient Education  13 results see all →