Ventricular Fibrillation - ECG

Ventricular fibrillation is a life-threatening arrhythmia that is accompanied with unconsciousness and death without quick proper treatment. The ECG record shows us irregular waves that absolutely do not resemble the classic ECG curve appearance.


Ventricular Fibrillation - ECGRecorded ventricular fibrillation

Conclusion: The clinical importance is quite clear. The heart muscle is not functional in this type of arrhythmia and the fibrillation must be removed at all costs as soon as possible. The only effective solution is to perform an urgent electric defibrillation.


Jiri Stefanek, MD  Author of texts: Jiri Stefanek, MD
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