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Ventricular Fibrillation

"Ventricular Fibrillation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A potentially lethal cardiac arrhythmia that is characterized by uncoordinated extremely rapid firing of electrical impulses (400-600/min) in HEART VENTRICLES. Such asynchronous ventricular quivering or fibrillation prevents any effective cardiac output and results in unconsciousness (SYNCOPE). It is one of the major electrocardiographic patterns seen with CARDIAC ARREST.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ventricular Fibrillation" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Ventricular Fibrillation" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2010
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