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Acute pulmonary edema after successful electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12522526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acute pulmonary edema is a rarely reported complication of electrical cardioversion. Most of such cases have been reported after cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. Most of the patients who have been reported to develop postcardioversion acute pulmonary edema had hypertensive or valvular heart disease. We report a case of postcardioversion acute pulmonary edema after electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in a patient with severe mitral regurgitation.
Ramesh M Gowda; Deepika Misra; Ijaz A Khan; Paul Schweitzer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of therapeutics     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1075-2765     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Ther     Publication Date:    2003 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-10     Completed Date:  2003-04-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9441347     Medline TA:  Am J Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  73-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Atrial Fibrillation / therapy*
Electric Countershock / adverse effects*
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Edema / etiology*

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