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Accelerated idioventricular rhythm associated with propranolol treatment in a child.
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PMID:  22641558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Accelerated idioventricular rhythm (AIVR) is a ventricular arrhythmia most commonly seen in adults with underlying cardiac disease. It is important to establish the diagnosis when it occurs to differentiate this benign phenomenon from dangerous ventricular tachycardia. We present the case of a healthy child who developed episodes of AIVR associated with propranolol treatment. Her 24-hour electrocardiography recording showed AIVR with difference between sinus and ventricular beats. The arrhythmia resolved with the discontinuation of propranolol, and eventually the case was in sinus rhythm. This patient is the first case of AIVR associated with propranolol treatment in the literature.
Authors:
Osman Ozdemir; Yasemin Ceylan; Adem Yasin Koksoy; Hilal Aydin; Asiye Gultekin; Nesibe Andiran
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology journal     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1897-5593     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol J     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101392712     Medline TA:  Cardiol J     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  330-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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