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Disease Ventricular Fibrillation

Name Ventricular Fibrillation
Synonyms Fibrillations, Ventricular | Fibrillation, Ventricular | Ventricular Fibrillations
Definition A potentially lethal cardiac arrhythmia that is characterized by uncoordinated extremely rapid firing of electrical impulses (400-600/min) in HEART VENTRICLES. Such asynchronous ventricular quivering or fibrillation prevents any effective cardiac output and results in unconsciousness (SYNCOPE). It is one of the major electrocardiographic patterns seen with CARDIAC ARREST.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D014693

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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arrhythmias, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ventricular Fibrillation Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arrhythmias, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ventricular Fibrillation Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Ventricular Fibrillation Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Paroxysmal ventricular fibrillation Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Ventricular Fibrillation, Paroxysmal Familial, 1
  Ventricular Fibrillation, Paroxysmal Familial, 2