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Unusual pauses in sinus rhythm and intermittent 2 to 1 AV block in a patient with concealed his extra systoles--a rare cause of bradycardia.
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PMID:  20234812     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 56 year old male with a past medical history of hypertension and dyslipidemia presented with recurrent dizziness. Routine EKG was performed, which suggested frequent junctional extra systoles with compensatory pauses. During telemetry periods of 2:1 block with effective ventricular rate of 34 bpm was observed. His bundle study suggested frequent His extra systoles causing functional AV block. Treatment with anti-arrhythmic medication, paradoxically improved AV block and symptoms in our patient.
Authors:
Siva K Mulpuru; Ravi Diwan; Dayana Eslava Manchego; Cesare Saponieri; Balendu Vasavada
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pacing and electrophysiology journal     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0972-6292     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-17     Completed Date:  2010-05-20     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101157207     Medline TA:  Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  148-51     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Cardiovascular Diseases, Beth Israel Medical Center and Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, USA. osmecan2000@yahoo.com
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