Electrical Storm in a Patient with Acute Myocardial Infarction

Jing Song
2012 Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology  
60-year-old male admitted to hospital with chest pain. He was diagnosed as Acute Extensive Anterior Myocardial Infarction (AMI) and treated with stent placement. Postoperatively, the Electrocardiogram (ECG) showed third degree atrioventricular block. The patient went in cardiac shock and was treated with both temporary pacemaker and Intra Aortic Balloon Pumping (IABP). Despite IABP, antiarrhythmic drugs and β-blocker, Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) and Ventricular Fibrillation (VF) had been
more » ... (VF) had been occupied frequently and cardioversion was performed 63 times.
doi:10.4172/2155-9880.1000208 fatcat:4pz22sauu5gvrf5pusdaa63vsi