Athletes at increased risk of developing arrhythmia
- Arrhythmias in an athlete: the effect of de-training. Obel, O. A.; Davidson, C. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Jan2005, Vol. 81 Issue 951, p62
A 53 year old athlete with a history of severe palpitations and lightheadedness presented for a second opinion. He was found to exhibit very frequent atrial ectopy, frequent runs of symptomatic atrial tachyarrhythmia, and sinus bradycardia at rest. During exercise testing, his tachyarrhythmias...
- High-dose dexmedetomidine: bradycardia in paediatrics. // Reactions Weekly;11/8/2008, Issue 1227, p2
The article discusses findings of a study presented during the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, which revealed that sedation with high-dose intravenous (IV) dexmedetomidine results in marked bradycardia among pediatric patients. Bradychardia has developed among 68...
- Anaesthetics. // Reactions Weekly;6/4/2005, Issue 1054, p6
Discusses research being done on severe maternal bradycardia and asystole after combine spinal-epidural labor analgesia in a morbidly obese patients. Reference to a study by P. H. Pan et al published in the September 6, 2004 issue of the "Journal of Clinical Anesthesia"; Findings of the study.
- Bradycardia caused by position change. Chin, Yun // Journal of Anesthesia;Jun2012, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p475
A letter to the editor about a case report of a 22-year-old female patient with bradycardia and cardiac arrhythmia after laparoscopic left ovary cystectomy is presented.
- ANESTHETIC monitoring savvy. Burns, Susan // Firstline;May2012, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p22
The article offers advice to understand the values and explore what to do when encountering abnormalities. The cause of an abnormality can be traced back to the anaesthetic protocol, the surgical procedure, or the patient's medical condition at the time of surgery. The most common cardiac...
- Electrocardiographic study in Ghanaian children with uncomplicated malaria, treated with artesunate-amodiaquine or artemether-lumefantrine. Adjei, George O.; Oduro-Boatey, Collins; Rodrigues, Onike P.; Hoegberg, Lotte C.; Alifrangis, Michael; Kurtzhals, Jorgen A.; Goka, Bamenla Q. // Malaria Journal;2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p420
Background: Several anti-malarial drugs are associated with adverse cardiovascular effects. These effects may be exacerbated when different anti-malarials are used in combination. There has been no report yet on the potential cardiac effects of the combination artesunate-amodiaquine. Methods:...
- Agalsidase-Î±. // Reactions Weekly;7/19/2008, Issue 1211, p6
The article describes the cases of two women who experienced bradycardia during enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) with agalsidase-Î± for Fabry's disease. The first patient also experienced atrial fibrillation during the treatment. The second patient was intubated and her bradycardia had not...
- Understanding the athlete's heart. Targett, Steve // New Zealand Doctor;7/14/2010, p22
The article describes the characteristics and properties of athletes' hearts that doctors may find in their electrocardiograms (ECG), including sinus bradycardia, first-degree heart block and Mobitz type 1 second-degree heart block, and cardiac hypertrophy.
- Is severe bradycardia in veteran athletes an indication for a permanent pacemaker? Northcote, Robin J.; Rankin, Andrew C.; Scullion, Regina; Logan, William // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/28/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6668, p231
Presents case reports on severe bradycardia in veteran athletes. Etiology of the heart disease on heart rate, age and physical training; Requirement of the implantation of a permanent pacemaker; Effectiveness of pacemakers on the maintenance of cardiac rhythm and continuance of sporting activities.