Rothfeld, Edwin L.; Zucker, I. Richard
July 1974
Angiology;Jul/Aug1974, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p457
Academic Journal
A multiform variant of accelerated idioventricular rhythm (MAIVR) was detected in three elderly patients with long-standing heart disease, digitalis toxicity, abnormal blood gases, electrolyte imbalance and renal insufficiency. All three died in heart failure despite medical therapy. The clinical and electrocardiographic features of MAIVR must be recognized and distinguished from the more common and benign, unifocal form of the arrhythmia.


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