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Cardiac rhytm disturbs

Najam Ud Din, Mohammad Arif, Timothy Ford
SESSION TYPE: Cardiovascular Student/Resident Case Report Posters IPRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMINTRODUCTION: Cardiac involvement is seen in 5% of patients with sarcoidosis [1] and is found in 20-30 percent cases of sarcoidosis at autopsy [2]. In some cases the initial presentation of sarcoidosis may be cardiac arrest.CASE PRESENTATION: Our patient was a 54 years old Caucasian woman who presented with sudden cardiac death. The patient was revived with ACLS protocol and was air-transported to our hospital from a community hospital to which she was initially admitted...
October 1, 2012: Chest
Nico De Paola, Santina Ermito, Antonella Nahom, Angela Dinatale, Elisa Maria Pappalardo, Sabina Carrara, Alessandro Cavaliere, Cristiana Brizzi
OBJECTIVE: Left isomerism, also called polysplenia, is a laterality disturbance associated with with paired leftsidedness viscera and multiple small spleens. Left isomerism, heart congenital abnormalities and gastrointestinal malformation are strongly associated. METHODS: We present a case of prenatal diagnosis of left isomerism in a fetus with a structurally normal heart. CONCLUSION: Left isomerism syndrone may coesist with a structurally normal heart...
July 2009: Journal of Prenatal Medicine
F Boesen, E B Andersen, E K Jensen, S D Ladefoged
3 cases of carbamazepine (CBZ)-induced Stokes-Adams attacks caused by intermittent total atrioventricular block, sino-atrial block with junctional escapade-rhytm and intermittent asystolia are reported. After cessation of CBZ treatment, the cardiac conduction disturbances disappeared. In 2 of the patients, the diagnosis was confirmed by resumption of treatment with CBZ after insertion of a demand pacemaker. If syncopes or changes in seizure-type occur in patients treated with CBZ, evaluation of cardiac conduction is recommended...
July 1983: Acta Neurologica Scandinavica
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