TITLE

MULTIFORM ACCELERATED IDIOVENTRICULAR RHYTHM

AUTHOR(S)
Rothfeld, Edwin L.; Zucker, I. Richard
PUB. DATE
July 1974
SOURCE
Angiology;Jul/Aug1974, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p457
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
16358060

 

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