Myocardial scar predicts monomorphic ventricular tachycardia but not polymorphic ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation in nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy

Sebastiaan R. D. Piers, Kimberly Everaerts, Rob J. van der Geest, Mark R. Hazebroek, Hans-Marc Siebelink, Laurent A. F. G. Pison, Martin J. Schalij, Sebastiaan C. A. M. Bekkers, Stephane Heymans, Katja Zeppenfeld*

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45 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2106-2114
JournalHeart Rhythm
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015


  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Ventricular fibrillation
  • Fibrosis
  • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
  • Late gadolinium enhancement
  • Nonischemic cardiomyopathy
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

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