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Atrial fibrillation after intravenous dipyridamole for thallium imaging.
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PMID:  1464359     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Dipyridamole 0.56 mg/kg was administered intravenously for thallium tomography after myocardial infarction. Fast atrial fibrillation developed which failed to resolve with aminophylline. Sinus rhythm returned within 3 days. Myocardial tomography revealed apical infarction without reversible ischaemia. Atrial fibrillation after dipyridamole is rare and may be caused by direct electrophysiological effects on the atrial myocardium.
D J Pennell; P J Ell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of nuclear medicine     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0340-6997     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Nucl Med     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-01-21     Completed Date:  1993-01-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7606882     Medline TA:  Eur J Nucl Med     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1064-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Atrial Fibrillation / chemically induced*,  diagnosis
Dipyridamole / adverse effects*,  diagnostic use
Heart / radionuclide imaging*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / radionuclide imaging
Thallium Radioisotopes / diagnostic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Thallium Radioisotopes; 58-32-2/Dipyridamole

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