Sustained polymorphous ventricular tachycardia and the atropine test

V. Santinelli, P. Turco, M. De Paola, D. Smimmo, M. Chiariello

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Atropine was used for diagnostic purposes in a 58-year-old man who presented with sinus bradycardia. The patient suffered immediate polymorphous ventricular tachycardia which persisted for 3 mins. External synchronized cardioversion established sinus rhythm and the subsequent hospital course was uneventful.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-187
Number of pages3
JournalCanadian Journal of Cardiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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