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      Incidence and Prognostic Implications of Severe Ventricular Arrhythmias during Maximal Exercise Testing

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          Among 7,500 consecutive maximal exercise tests (MET), we have observed 6 cases of ventricular fibrillation (VF) and 40 cases of ventricular tachycardia (VT); 13 patients had a sustained VT and 27 patients had a single short run of VT. No patient died immediately but 11 patients died during the follow-up. The prognosis was determined by the underlying disease (most often coronary artery disease) and the type of arrhythmia. The 5-year survival rate was 84% in patients with a short run of VT and only 43% in patients with VF or sustained VT.

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          Journal
          CRD
          Cardiology
          10.1159/issn.0008-6312
          Cardiology
          S. Karger AG
          978-3-8055-3437-6
          978-3-318-00026-9
          0008-6312
          1421-9751
          1981
          1981
          07 November 2008
          : 68
          : Suppl 2
          : 35-43
          Affiliations
          Saint-Luc University Hospital, Division of Cardiology, University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
          Article
          173315 Cardiology 1981;68:35–43
          10.1159/000173315
          7317901
          © 1981 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 9
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          Prognostic Value

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