Successful treatment of systemic sclerosis complicated by ventricular tachycardia with a cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator: A case report
Yuan-Yuan Chen, Hui Yan, Jian-Hua Zhu, Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: Chen YY collected the patient’s clinical data and drafted the manuscript; Yan H and Zhu JH provided supervision and critical revision of the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Jian-Hua Zhu, MD, Chief Doctor, Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Qingchun Road, No. 79, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: December 11, 2019
Peer-review started: December 11, 2019
First decision: January 17, 2020
Revised: January 30, 2020
Accepted: March 11, 2020
Article in press: March 21, 2020
Published online: March 26, 2020