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Arrhythmia management in patients with a common arterial trunk and d-transposition of the great arteries.
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PMID:  23331598     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Arrhythmias in patients with congenital heart disease present a challenge to the care of these patients and can result in significant morbidity and mortality. Transposition of the great arteries and common arterial trunk are no exceptions. It is important to identify risk factors for arrhythmia development in the peri-operative period. The peri-operative arrhythmia burden may relate to the underlying congenital heart disease, haemodynamic perturbations, operative events, and potential residual lesions. In addition, these patients are at risk for developing arrhythmias later in life, and non-invasive and potentially invasive arrhythmia surveillance should be a routine part of the care of these patients. This article highlights important strategies to manage arrhythmia development and prevention in this patient population.
Authors:
Jamie A Decker; Jorge McCormack; Mitchell I Cohen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1467-1107     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Young     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  748-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
1 Division of Pediatric Cardiology, All Children's Heart Institute, Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States of America.
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