An unusual ectopic ventricular rhythm in a young woman

Eduardo B. Sternick*, Yash Lokhandwala, Hein J. J. Wellens

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Abstract

A case of a 22-year-old young pregnant woman with palpitations and near syncope is presented. Holter monitoring showed very frequent premature beats and runs of wide complex tachycardia, refractory to antiarrhythmic drugs. Electrophysiologic evaluation disclosed spontaneous automatism arising in an atriofascicular pathway. Differential diagnosis is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1164-1167
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Volume30
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2019

Keywords

  • atriofascicular pathway
  • automaticity
  • EP study
  • premature beats

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