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Long-term ventricular pacing in treatment of sinoatrial block.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  5567769     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Six patients with symptoms due to sinoatrial block are described in whom no relief or improvement in block occurred when they were treated with isoprenaline or ephedrine. All six patients were treated by ventricular cardiac pacing with complete relief of symptoms. Despite the theoretical disadvantages of parasystole and loss of accrochage in treating these patients by ventricular pacing they have survived for periods of 18 months to over five years.
Authors:
T J Bayley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British medical journal     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0007-1447     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Med J     Publication Date:  1971 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1971-11-04     Completed Date:  1971-11-04     Revised Date:  2010-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372673     Medline TA:  Br Med J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  456-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Bradycardia / therapy
Electrocardiography
Epinephrine / therapeutic use
Female
Heart Auscultation
Heart Block / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  therapy*
Heart Ventricles
Humans
Isoproterenol / therapeutic use
Male
Middle Aged
Pacemaker, Artificial*
Prognosis
Sinoatrial Node*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
51-43-4/Epinephrine; 7683-59-2/Isoproterenol
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