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Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2013 Jul;18(4):413-4. doi: 10.1111/anec.12039. Epub 2013 Jan 20.

Ventricular fibrillation complicating endomyocardial biopsy of transplanted heart.

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  • 1Department of Medicine, Cardiology, Buffalo Cardiology and Pulmonary Assoc, Williamsville, NY, USA.

Abstract

Life-threatening arrhythmia is an unusual complication of endomyocardial biopsy in transplanted heart. Herein we described a case of VF during endomyocardial biopsy. The possibility of VF during a biopsy necessitates immediate access to defibrillation during endomyocardial biopsy.

©2012, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

KEYWORDS:

electrophysiology - cardiac arrest/sudden death; ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation

PMID:
23879282
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