New-onset Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias After Cardiac Surgery: Significance and Treatment

  • G. Crescenzi
  • S. Benussi
  • G. Landoni
  • O. Alfieri
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Many cases of sudden death are caused by sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias: new-onset ventricular tachycardia (VT) and ventricular fibrillation (VF) are infrequent but dreaded postoperative complications after cardiac surgery.


Ventricular Tachycardia Ventricular Fibrillation Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia Severe Congestive Heart Failure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Crescenzi
    • 1
  • S. Benussi
    • 1
  • G. Landoni
    • 1
  • O. Alfieri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiovascular AnesthesiaVita-Salute University of Milan, IRCCS San Raffaele HospitalMilanItaly

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