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Successful management of atrial flutter in a newborn with verapamil.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4064384     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Verapamil has become a popular antiarrhythmic drug for the acute management of supraventricular tachycardia in infants and children. A full-term, 1-hour-old infant presented with supraventricular tachycardia and hypotension that did not respond to vagal maneuvers and direct current cardioversion. After intravenous verapamil, the heart rate slowed and the underlying rhythm was atrial flutter.
A Casta; W J Wolf; C J Richardson; D W Sapire
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  1985 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-10     Completed Date:  1986-01-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  597-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Atrial Flutter / drug therapy*,  physiopathology
Infant, Newborn
Propranolol / therapeutic use
Verapamil / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
52-53-9/Verapamil; 525-66-6/Propranolol

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