Relationship of Arrhythmogenic Substrate and Frequent Ventricular Extrasystoles in Patients with Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy

  • Cristiano de Oliveira Dietrich Centro de Arritmias e Eletrofisiologia Cardíaca, São Paulo (SP), Brasil
Keywords: Premature ventricular contraction, Ventricular tachycardia ablation, Cardiomyopathy

Abstract

Cardiomyopathies (CMP) are related with scarring tissue due to fibrotic and disarrangement of myocardial fibers that promote an slowed conduction and substrate for sustained reentrant ventricular arrhythmias. Sometimes, CMP can be associated with ventricular extrasystoles but uncommonly originated from scarring tissue. The case report show a patient with nonischemic CMP, frequents premature ventricular contractions and sustained ventricular tachycardia submitted to catheter ablation.

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Published
06-06-2020
How to Cite
Dietrich, C. de O. (2020). Relationship of Arrhythmogenic Substrate and Frequent Ventricular Extrasystoles in Patients with Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, 33(1), 46-50. Retrieved from https://www.jca.org.br/jca/article/view/3362
Section
Electrophysiology