Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case ReportVolume 3 Issue 9

Ventricular Fibrillation, Early Repolarization, and Hyperthyroidism: Which is the Linking? A Case Report

Aldo Coppolino* and Letizia Valeri

Department of Cardiology, S. Annunziata Hospital, Savigliano (CN), Italy

*Corresponding Author: Aldo Coppolino, Department of Cardiology, S. Annunziata Hospital, Savigliano (CN), Italy.

Received: August 16, 2022; Published: August 24, 2022

Abstract

Thyrotoxic storm is the gravest form of hyperthyroidism and can generate cardiac complications such as arrhythmias. Ventricular fibrillation is the most severe of them. Hyperthyroidism can induce molecular e biological alterations in the cardiac cells, thus modifying the substrate and predisposing them to arrhythmias. We report a clinical case of ventricular fibrillation in a patient with a thyroid storm and an electrocardiogram pattern of early repolarization, such as an arrhythmogenic substrate.

Keywords: Ventricular Fibrillation; Electrocardiogram; Hyperthyroidism; Early Repolarization; Cardiac Arrest

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Citation: Aldo Coppolino and Letizia Valeri. “Ventricular Fibrillation, Early Repolarization, and Hyperthyroidism: Which is the Linking? A Case Report". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.9 (2022): 60-64.

Copyright: © 2022 Aldo Coppolino and Letizia Valeri. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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