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Electrophysiological studies in left bundle branch block as a result of procainamide therapy.
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PMID:  817046     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient of coronary heart disease with depressed intraventricular conduction who developed left bundle branch block upon administration of procainamide instead of the usual nonspecific widening of qrs is presented. The possible mechanism of genesis of this very rare side effect of procainamide is discussed and the review of the literature revealed this patient to be the first documented, electrophysiologically studied case with this side effect of procainamide.
A H Khan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0030-9982     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pak Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1976 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-07-06     Completed Date:  1976-07-06     Revised Date:  2008-02-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501162     Medline TA:  J Pak Med Assoc     Country:  PAKISTAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  34-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bundle-Branch Block / chemically induced*,  physiopathology
Heart Conduction System / drug effects
Middle Aged
Procainamide / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*,  pharmacology
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