Figure 1: ECG Strip
Ventricular flutter is an extreme form of ventricular tachycardia in which there is a loss of organized electrical activity. Ventricular flutter has no identifiable P-waves, QRS complexes, or T-waves and looks identical when viewed upside down.
Table 1: ECG Characteristics
- Ventricular flutter is linked to rapid and profound hemodynamic compromise, and generally quickly progresses to ventricular fibrillation.
- Advanced life support is required for both ventricular flutter and ventricular fibrillation.
Figure 2: ECM Analysis, Record 207
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