Case 9 A Neonate with an ICD and LQT3
Patient: neonate boy with drug refractory ventricular arrhythmias turning out to be long QT syndrome (LQT3).
Index arrhythmia: ventricular fibrillation, out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Complaint: 7 months after implantation parents observed a shock. Electrogram
- Figure 6.9a. From top to bottom: atrial electrogram, near-field and wide-band ventricular electrogram. Markers: AS = atrial sensing; VF = ventricular fibrillation; VS = ventricular sensing.
ICD pulse generator: Prizm DR 1853 HE (Guidant Inc, St Paul, MN, USA); epicardial sense/pace leads and epicardial defibrillation patch.
Mode: AAI 70bpm.
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