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Myocardial bridging as a cause of paroxysmal atrioventricular block.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6826987     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Paroxysmal atrioventricular (AV) block was induced by exercise in an otherwise healthy young man. The only abnormalities demonstrated at comprehensive cardiac evaluation were: 1) angiographic systolic narrowing of the left anterior descending coronary artery, and 2) reversible radionuclide hypoperfusion of the septum during exercise. It is postulated that ischemia of the conduction system due to systolic milking of the left anterior descending coronary artery was responsible for the paroxysmal AV block in this patient.
K den Dulk; P Brugada; S Braat; B Heddle; H J Wellens
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American College of Cardiology     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0735-1097     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1983 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-04-07     Completed Date:  1983-04-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301365     Medline TA:  J Am Coll Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  965-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiomyopathies / complications
Coronary Disease / complications*
Coronary Vessels / pathology
Death, Sudden / complications
Heart / radionuclide imaging
Heart Block / etiology*
Heart Catheterization
Heart Conduction System / physiopathology
Radioisotopes / diagnostic use
Thallium / diagnostic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Radioisotopes; 7440-28-0/Thallium

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