An episode of ventricular tachycardia during long-duration spaceflight

Janice M. Fritsch-Yelle, Urs Leuenberger, Dominick S. D'Aunno, Alfred C. Rossum, Troy E. Brown, Margie L. Wood, Mark E. Josephson, Ary L. Goldberger

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Abstract

We describe an incident of nonsustained VT recorded from a crew member in his second month aboard the MIR space station. Although this subject did not report symptoms, this event increases the concern that serious cardiac dysrhythmias may be a limiting factor during long-duration spaceflight.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1391-1392
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume81
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Fritsch-Yelle, J. M., Leuenberger, U., D'Aunno, D. S., Rossum, A. C., Brown, T. E., Wood, M. L., Josephson, M. E., & Goldberger, A. L. (1998). An episode of ventricular tachycardia during long-duration spaceflight. American Journal of Cardiology, 81(11), 1391-1392. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0002-9149(98)00179-9