Pulse ventricular tachycardia

Pulse ventricular tachycardia is one of the most common complication after mycardial infarction. In this algorithm, we will guide you through management of heamodynamically stable and instable patient. The goal is to implement knowledge from the new ERC Guidelines (2021) a to choose the correct sequence of the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment in both cases.

pulse ventricular tachycardia. haemodynamic stability
haemodynamic instability
Published at: 1.6.2022


David Astapenko, MD, PhD
Physician, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové,Czech Republic

The educational algorithm for perioperative arrhythmias faithfully replicates the routine clinical practice we are exposed to. Every anesthesiologist must know the guidelines for the treatment of arrhythmias and the management of the entire operating team in case the need for an acute intervention that requires a temporary interruption of the operation (such as cardioversion used in the algorithm). It's great that thanks to this algorithm, we can think about this issue and try the treatment in a virtual space.


European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021: Adult advanced life support. Resuscitation [online]. 2021, 24.03.2021, April 2021(Volume 161), 115-151 [cit. 2022-04-04]. Available at: doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.02.010

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