What is the role of signal-averaged ECG in the workup of premature ventricular contractions (PVCs)?

Updated: Jan 13, 2017
  • Author: James E Keany, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Signal-averaged ECG (SAECG) may have a future role in identifying patients at risk for complex ventricular ectopy and nonsustained ventricular tachycardia (NSVT). SAECG may have a role in identifying patients with complex ectopy who may benefit from electrophysiologic studies (EPS).


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