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Atrial fibrillation in acute pancreatitis. A report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  675414     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Atrial fibrillation is one of the rarer cardiovascular signs complicating acute pancreatitis and may lead to diagnostic difficulties. Two patients who developed this arrhyrhmia during the acute phase of their pancreatic disease are described. Therapy was primarily directed at the pancreatitis and both patients reverted to sinus rhythm within 8 hours before recovering.
Authors:
G O Barbezat; M W Waterworth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0038-2469     ISO Abbreviation:  S. Afr. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1978 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-09-29     Completed Date:  1978-09-29     Revised Date:  2014-01-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404520     Medline TA:  S Afr Med J     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  554-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Adult
Atrial Fibrillation / complications*
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Male
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis
Pancreatitis / complications*,  diagnosis

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