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Occurrence of ventricular ectopics in a patient with therapeutic lithium level.
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PMID:  21430813     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
A young male with bipolar affective disorder, mania with psychotic features was started on lithium therapy. Four days later, he developed an irregular pulse on a lithium level of 0.45 mmol/L. An ECG showed multiple unifocal ventricular ectopics. The cardiac arrhythmia disappeared when lithium was discountinued.
S S Kurpad; K Srinivasan; S Mehrotra; R Galgali
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of psychiatry     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0019-5545     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1999 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-24     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0013255     Medline TA:  Indian J Psychiatry     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  368-70     Citation Subset:  -    
SUNITA SIMON KURPAD, MRC Psych., DNB., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore-560 034.
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