Which ECG findings suggest sympathetic discharge due to hypotension in Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome?

Updated: Jan 08, 2017
  • Author: Christopher R Ellis, MD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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In addition, sympathetic discharge secondary to hypotension may lead to further shortening of the refractory period and subsequent increases in the ventricular rate. If the rate becomes too high, VF may result.


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