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Ventricular Tachycardia Storm in Cardiac Sarcoidosis: A 76-Day-ICU-Nightmare

By Ajay M. Naik and Sizan B. Patel

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AbstractVentricular Tachycardia (VT) is a life threatening complication in a patient with Cardiac Sarcoidosis. The management becomes extremely challenging when it is refractory to traditional anti-arrhythmic drugs. Herein, we describe a case where a 33-year-old patient with VT storm, with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), was managed by medications, sedation, ventilator support and multiple Radio-Frequency (RF) ablation procedures over 76- days ICU stay period

Publisher: Indian Heart Rhythm Society. Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V.
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.1016/S0972-6292(16)30567-8
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