TITLE

SPONTANEOUS REVERSION OF "PERMANENT" ATRIAL FIBRILLATION TO REGULAR SINUS RHYTHM

AUTHOR(S)
Eichler, Bernard B.
PUB. DATE
August 1967
SOURCE
Angiology;Aug1967, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p476
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A seventy-seven-year old woman is presented with a questionable history of rheumatic fever in childhood. When first seen 20 years ago, she revealed mitral stenosis and a regular sinus rhythm. Eleven years later auricular fibrillation was first noted and this arrhythmia persisted for eight years. Spontaneous conversion to regular sinus rhythm was then observed and has persisted until the present, 36 months later. No quinidine or other antiarrhythmia drugs had been used.
ACCESSION #
16351432

 

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