Diff Dx of V Tach

SVT vs VT Ischemia: MI/Angina Hypoxia Hypovolemia Valvular Heart Dz: Mitral Stenosis: Acidemia Cardiomyopathy, CHF Ventricular Aneurysm Electrolytes (HypoK, HypoMg, HypoCa) Meds: Digoxin Quinidine Procainamide Disopyramide Amiodarone Phenothiazine Tricyclics - each of these drugs will prolong QT interval, and may produce a type of V.Tach (Torades de Pointes)

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, June 9, 2011 10:05 am