Ventricular tachycardia - polymorphic

Ventricular tachycardia is an arrhythmia that is fast and originates from the ventricles. It features wide QRS complexes. It can be either sustained (>30 sec) or nonsustained, monomorphic or polymorphic. It can be very difficult to tell apart from a supraventricular tachycardia with aberrant conduction.

See also: Ventricular Rhythms Torsades de Pointes is a particular form of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia that is associated with a long QT interval. It is said to resemble twisting around the baseline like a rope.

See also: Ventricular Rhythms Polymorphic ventricular tachycardia is a variation of VT where the QRS complexes appear to twist around the baseline like a rope.

See also: Ventricular Rhythms

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Cardiac arrest Rhythm Strip Change in rhythm Ventricular Fibrillation Ventricular standstill Ventricular tachycardia - polymorphic ECG Guru CC-BY-NC-SA
Anterior Wall M.I. With Subtle ST Changes, Pt. M, ECG No. 3, Cardiac Arrest Rhythm Strips
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Cardiac arrest Rhythm Strip Change in rhythm Ventricular Fibrillation Ventricular tachycardia Ventricular tachycardia - polymorphic ECG Guru CC-BY-NC-SA
Anterior Wall M.I. With Subtle ST Changes, Pt. M, ECG No. 4. Cardiac Arrest Rhythm Strips