JOHN G. SMITH, M.D.
Severe and prolonged abnormalities of the limb and chest leads in the electrocardiogram may follow paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia, and have led to serious errors in diagnosis. This report deals with the occurrence of an electrocardiographic syndrome following an attack of paroxysmal tachycardia, apparently ventricular in origin, developing in a healthy young male without demonstrable evidence of organic heart disease. The literature has been recently and ably reviewed by Smith,1 who cited 26 cases of this electrocardiographic syndrome accumulated since early interest was aroused by Burak and Scherf,2 and Graybiel and White.3 It is the purpose of this report further to
SMITH JG. THE ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC SYNDROME FOLLOWING PAROXYSMAL TACHYCARDIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;31:504–511. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-3-504
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(3):504-511.
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