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Complete atrioventricular block induced by alcohol abuse.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14622328     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient with a history of chronic alcoholism and a reversible complete AV block due to excessive alcohol abuse is reported. The conduction disorder gradually improved after the complete cessation of alcohol consumption as the only means of therapy. During 6 month follow-up he continued to abstain from alcohol and had intact AV conduction.
Mitja Letonja; Daniel Petrovic
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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 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-19     Completed Date:  2004-03-25     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:  2192-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital of Ptuj, Slovenia.
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MeSH Terms
Alcoholism / complications*
Heart Block / diagnosis,  etiology*

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