Several reports suggest the occurrence of an electrical storm
among 10% to 20% of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD ) recipients.
The electrical storm
develops when a vulnerable anatomic substrate (such as a structural heart disease or scarring after an MI) is affected by a triggering event, like premature ventricular contractions (PVCs), or an electrolyte imbalance--in the absence of some vulnerable substrate, these other events possibly being of little clinical consequence.
Persistent electrical storm
after acute myocardial infarction (MI) is very dramatic condition and sometimes can only be managed by radiofrequency (RF) ablation.
Lightning is extremely dangerous, and you should never place your own safety at risk by venturing out when an electrical storm
is directly overhead (and never shelter under a tree).
WELSHMAN Jamie Donaldson successfully combated the hailstones, violent electrical storms
and heavy rain to card a level-par 72 on the opening day of the Australian Masters.
One unique presentation is electrical storm
(multiple temporally related episodes of ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation) (1,2) with an appropriately functioning AICD.
DWP spokeswoman Carol Tucker said there also was a brief power outage in West Los Angeles due to the Sunday night electrical storm
The new prespecified sub-study focused on electrical storm
, which is defined as the occurrence of three or more separate episodes within a 24-hour period of ventricular tachycardia and/or ventricular fibrillation requiring ICD shock or antitachycardia pacing therapy.
This study, first published in the United States, takes a new look at 'arguably the most famous experiment in the history of science', the occasion when Benjamin Franklin flew a kite with an iron key attached during an electrical storm
to prove that lightning was electricity.
In one family legend, the pregnant Madalyn stood in an electrical storm
and challenged God to prove his existence by striking her dead.
This Worrisome Land is a barren expanse built up from small daubs of many different colors, with a cartoonish electrical storm
threatening on the horizon.
What that means in English (and soldier) is a static charge can accumulate on your antenna when sand blows across it or before a rain or electrical storm