What Is the Usefulness of Ventricular Premature Beats and Ventricular Late Potentials in the Thrombolytic Era?

  • M. Di Biase
  • D. De Laura
  • M. V. Pitzalis
  • P. Rizzon


Risk evaluation in survivors of a myocardial infarction after the widespread application of thrombolysis has been submitted to extensive reassessment. In particular the prevalence of ventricular arrhythmias and late potentials and their prognostic significance allow a reappraisal of their impact on mortality.


Acute Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Tachycardia Ventricular Arrhythmia Acute Myocardial Infarction Late Potential 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Di Biase
    • 1
  • D. De Laura
    • 1
  • M. V. Pitzalis
    • 1
  • P. Rizzon
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di CardiologiaUniversità degli Studi di BariItaly

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