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Intermittent left anterior hemiblock. A rare case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12400219     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Authors report a rare case of intermittent left anterior hemiblock in a 86-year-old man admitted to Department of Emergency Medicine for progressive impoverishment of intellectual functions and episodes of chest pain. They present this rare case of intermittent left anterior hemiblock where the intermittence was not linked to heart rate variations preceding the beginning of the hemiblock being present on the same ECG two different QRS complexes with no modification in frequency or A-V conduction: this finding suggesting a vascular origin of the disturbance. They also stress the importance of a prompt diagnosis in a Department of Emergency Medicine.
Authors:
M Soldini; E Carmenini; G Barbaro; A Liguori; G Giancaspro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  La Clinica terapeutica     Volume:  153     ISSN:  0009-9074     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Ter     Publication Date:    2002 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-28     Completed Date:  2002-12-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372604     Medline TA:  Clin Ter     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  289-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy. Maurizio.Soldini@uniroma1.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Heart Block / diagnosis*
Humans
Male

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