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Acute pulmonary edema secondary to myocardial damage after electrical cardioversion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14675024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Direct cardioversion used in the treatment of various cardiac arrhythmias is a highly effective and simple procedure with infrequent complications. An uncommon complication is the occurrence of pulmonary edema. This report describes a 68-year-old woman with normal coronary arteries who experienced pulmonary edema following cardioversion secondary to myocardial injury demonstrated by ECG changes and elevation of troponin T.
María Jesús Rollán; José Alberto San Román; José Luis Bratos; Ana Cristina Muñoz; Antonio Casero; Francisco Javier Carrasco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-16     Completed Date:  2004-07-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2330-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Hospital Universitario del Río Hortega, Valladolid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Electric Countershock / adverse effects*
Heart Injuries / complications,  etiology*
Pulmonary Edema / etiology*

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