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A case of supraventricular tachycardia associated with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome and pregnancy.
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PMID:  23189456     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 25-year-old pregnant woman was admitted with frequent episodes of supraventricular tachycardia associated with Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome. She was treated acutely with adenosine therapy during induction of labor and post-partum. Generally, pharmacologic treatment should be undertaken only for symptomatic arrhythmias or in hemodynamically compromised patients. Adenosine is the first choice for acute treatment of supraventricular tachycardia in pregnancy; several other options exist, but all have the potential for negative side effects for mother and fetus. Direct-current cardioversion is acceptable in all stages of pregnancy.
Authors:
Tahir Tak; Lindsay Berkseth; Ronald Malzer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin     Volume:  111     ISSN:  1098-1861     ISO Abbreviation:  WMJ     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9716054     Medline TA:  WMJ     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  228-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic Health System--Franciscan Healthcare, La Crosse, WI, USA. tak.tahir@mayo.edu
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