Vol 20, No 1 (2013)
Interesting electrocardiograms
Published online: 2013-02-07

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Diagnostic challenge of artifactual electrocardiographic tachyarrhythmias

S. Serge Barold, James D. Maloney, Bengt Herweg
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2013.0019
Cardiol J 2013;20(1):106-109.


Electrocardiographic artifacts may generate recordings mimicking supraventricular and ventricular tachyarrhythmias. This report describes the diagnostic challenge presented by Holter or loop recordings in two patients, one with pseudo-atrial flutter and the other with pseudo- -polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.