ICD: Anti-tachycardia pacing
The team at Medmastery are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website.
Exploring the ICD Essentials course, today’s video looks at cardioversion of ventricular tachycardia using anti-tachycardia pacing (ATP).
- What is an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)?
- Who qualifies for an ICD?
- Defibrillation for VF and VT when ATP fails
- Course: ICD Essentials
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