|Title||60 Hz leakage currents cause complete hemodynamic collapse below VF threshold|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2000|
|Authors||Malkin R, Hoffmeister B|
|Journal||Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings|
|Pagination||789 - 790|
This figure summarizes the data showing the threshold for simulation (bold line), the minimum for VF (dotted line) and the average value for collapse. With the exception of one point (80Hz), there is always a point below the strength causing VF where AC stimulation causes complete systematic pressure collapse, but not VF. The mechanism is still under investigation, but appears to be the induction of a hemodynamically compromised tachycardia.
|Short Title||Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings|