Prevention of AV nodal reentry tachycardia by oral amiodarone: an alternative mechanism of action
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences
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.
Tex Heart Inst J. 1987 Mar;14(1):99-101.
Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital
Gold RL, Haffajee CI, Entes KL. (1987). Prevention of AV nodal reentry tachycardia by oral amiodarone: an alternative mechanism of action. Open Access Publications by UMMS Authors. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/oapubs/1669