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  • Condition: Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Double Sequence Defibrillation
  • Number of Patients: 3
  • Published —
This study reports 3 cases of refractory ventricular fibrillation (RVF) which was treated with double sequence defibrillation (DSD).
  • Condition: Preterm Labor
  • Journal: Annals of African medicine
  • Treatment Used: Transdermal Nitroglycerine Patch and Oral Nifedipine
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study compared the safety and effectiveness of transdermal nitroglycerine patch with oral nifedipine to stop preterm labor and prevent preterm birth.
  • Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
  • Journal: Indian heart journal
  • Treatment Used: Complex Fractionated Electrogram Ablation
  • Number of Patients: 1034
  • Published —
The study researched the use of complex fractionated electrogram ablation for treating patients with atrial fibrillation.
  • Condition: Syncope due Torsade de Pointes Associated with Androgen-Deprivation Therapy
  • Journal: BMC cardiovascular disorders
  • Treatment Used: Electrolyte Correction and Abiraterone Discontinuation
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 70-year-old male diagnosed with syncope (fainting) due to non-sustained episodes of Torsade de Pointes associated with androgen-deprivation therapy use treated with electrolyte correction and abiraterone discontinuation.
  • Condition: Tricyclic Antidepressant (TCA) Intoxication
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Veno-arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Targeted Temperature Management
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and targeted temperature management in patients with tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) intoxication.
  • Condition: Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy, Paroxysmal Autonomic Instability Syndrome with Dystonia
  • Journal: Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc
  • Treatment Used: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This study reports a case of a 5-year old boy with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and paroxysmal autonomic instability syndrome with dystonia (PAISD) after non-fatal drowning who was treated with hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) therapy.
  • Condition: Neuroendocrine (Carcinoid) Tumors and Carcinoid Heart Disease
  • Journal: JACC. Clinical electrophysiology
  • Treatment Used: Catheter Ablation
  • Number of Patients: 17
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of catheter ablation for patients with neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumors and carcinoid heart disease.
  • Condition: Hyperadrenergic Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
  • Journal: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Ivabradine
  • Number of Patients: 22
  • Published —
This study y investigated the effect of ivabradine in patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia (rapid heartbeat) syndrome (POTS).
  • Condition: Hepatitis C Virus
  • Journal: Global heart
  • Treatment Used: Directly Acting Antiviral Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 400
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of directly acting antiviral treatment for treating hepatitis C virus.
  • Condition: Tachycardia-Induced Cardiomyopathy (TIC) in Patients with Persistent Atrial Flutter (AFL)
  • Journal: International heart journal
  • Treatment Used: Ablation vs. Arrhythmic Medications
  • Number of Patients: 47
  • Published —
This study determined the effectiveness of heart rate control with the use of ablation versus arrhythmic medications in patients with tachycardia (rapid heartbeat)-induced cardiomyopathy (TIC).
  • Condition: Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) in Newborn
  • Journal: Pediatric emergency care
  • Treatment Used: Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS)
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 25-day-old girl diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) treated with extracorporeal life support (ECLS).
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