Causes of Ventricular Fibrillation

In this article, we will discuss various Causes of Ventricular Fibrillation. So, let’s get started.


Myocardial Ischemia/infarction

Electrolyte disturbance e.g. hypomagnesemia, hypokalemia

Electric Shock

Atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular rate may degenerate to ventricular fibrillation

Congenital prolonged QT syndrome

Severe hypothermia


Drugs e.g. proarrhytmics, digitalis

Failure to proper synchronisation of cardioversion

As a terminal cardiac event in a dying heart.

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