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Our patient had presented with complete heart block and sinus of Valsalva aneurysm was detected incidentally during routine echocardiography which was considered to be the causative factor for the atrioventricular block in absence of other risk factors.
Complete heart block is usually suspected if you have a very slow heartbeat and is confirmed by electrocardiography (ECG).
Significance of early transient complete heart block as a predictor of sudden death late after operative correction of tetralogy of Fallot.
Two hundred and ninety-five patients (68%) had complete heart block either alone or in association with sinoatrial disease.
No treatment is required for children with asymptomatic congenital complete heart block with acceptable rate, narrow QRS-complex & normal ventricular function.
2 Percent) case of complete heart block which resolved spontaneously.
In this case, we were on the right track in our thinking and are justified in using biventricular pacing in patients with complete heart block.
As ventricular tachycardia persisted, amiodarone 150 mg over 10 minutes was given intravenously following which severe bradycardia (HR 40 /min) ensued and progressed to complete heart block with severe hypotension.
The incidence of clinically significant arrhythmia on Holter monitoring--which was defined as ventricular tachycardia, new-onset atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, complete heart block, bradycardia, or a greater than 2.
If the goal is to create complete heart block, a temporary pacemaker must be inserted to ensure ventricular capture.
Neonatal lupus accounts for 85% of cases of congenital complete heart block diagnosed in utero or in the neonatal period.
George Baird, 54, was diagnosed with a complete heart block and had a resting heart rate of 33 beats per minute the normal is between 60 and 100.

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