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Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2020, XLVIII/284: 097-099 Maximize

Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2020, XLVIII/284: 097-099

Title: Recurrent ventricular tachycardia as a cause of circulatory decompensation in the case of various comorbid diseases 

Authors: Nowak P, Liszniański P, Nowak J. 

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Recurrent ventricular tachycardia as a cause of circulatory decompensation in the case of various comorbid diseases

Nowak P, Liszniański P, Nowak J.

Department of Cardiology, District Hospital in Chrzanów, Poland

Ventricular arrhythmias, including tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation are often a dangerous consequence other co-existing conditions in the phase of their destabilization. Causal and symptomatic treatment diseases such as: ischemic heart disease, cardiac insufficiency, hyperthyroidism, or cancer, can be effectively stabilized without necessity for the implantation of cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD).
Case report
. The 62-year-old patient was admitted to the cardiology department after a second episode of unconsciousness last week due to recurrent VT. Despite many diagnostic difficulties, the possibility of effective conservative treatment has been demonstrated.

Key words: ventricular tachycardia, ICD implantation, secondary prevention, sudden cardiac death

Pol Med J, 2020; XLVIII (284); 97–99