Title

Prevention of AV nodal reentry tachycardia by oral amiodarone: an alternative mechanism of action

UMMS Affiliation

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Publication Date

3-1-1987

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences

Abstract

A 73-year-old man was noted to have atrioventricular (AV) nodal reentry tachycardia, which was induced during programmed electrical stimulation. After 1 month of oral amiodarone therapy, AV nodal reentry tachycardia was prevented by the prolongation of atrial refractoriness and not by direct action on the AV node itself.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Tex Heart Inst J. 1987 Mar;14(1):99-101.

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Journal/Book/Conference Title

Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital

PubMed ID

15227337