TITLE

Fatal Heart Block Following Treatment With Botulinum Toxin for Achalasia

AUTHOR(S)
Malnick, Stephen D. H.; Metchnik, Laura; Somin, Marina; Bergman, Nina; Attali, Malka
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2000, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p3333
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the case of a patient with achalasia who developed a fatal heart block after receiving an injection of botulinum toxin. Medical history of the patient; Result of the patient's esophagogastroduodenoscopy; Mechanism of action of botulinum toxin.
ACCESSION #
17631386

 

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