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A young patient with Danon disease receives two ICD shocks: why?

Zannad, Noura; Pierre, Bertrand; Cosnay, Pierre; Babuty, Dominique.
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol; 33(5): 618-9, 2010 May.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-20230469
We report the case of an 18-year-old man with Danon disease, a genetic disorder inclunding a severe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with very broad QRS, who had an implantable cardioverter defibrillator for primary prevention. Nine months after implantation, he received two inappropriate shocks due to R-wave double counting during sinus tachycardia. We discuss how to avoid such inappropriate therapy.
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