TITLE

Hyperkalemia-Induced Conversion of Chronic Atrial Fibrillation to Normal Sinus Rhythm; A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Mathew, P. K.
PUB. DATE
February 1979
SOURCE
Angiology;Feb1979, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p143
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The electrocardiographic manifestations of hyperkalemia have been well described. We report a patient with chronic congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation for 6 years, who converted to sinus rhythm during an episode of hyperkalemia. To our knowledge, this is the first report of hyperkalemia- induced conversion of chronic atrial fibrillation to sinus mechanism.
ACCESSION #
16902501

 

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