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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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
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jun 1 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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