ventricular flutter


ventricular flutter
(VFl) a ventricular tachyarrhythmia characterized electrocardiographically by smooth undulating waves with QRS complexes merged with T waves and a rate of approximately 250 per minute. If untreated it usually progresses to ventricular fibrillation.

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