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Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disturbances during sleep in 400 patients with sleep apnea syndrome.
This report presents the first study of cardiac arrhythmias and conduction disturbance in a large group (400 patients) with sleep apnea syndrome studied between 1974 and 1979 with 24-hour HolterExpand
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CYCLICAL VARIATION OF THE HEART RATE IN SLEEP APNOEA SYNDROME: Mechanisms, and Usefulness of 24 h Electrocardiography as a Screening Technique
400 sleep-apnoeic patients with an intact autonomic nervous system underwent twenty-four-hour electrocardiography with simultaneous polygraphy recording at night. At onset of sleep apnoea all showedExpand
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Children and nocturnal snoring: Evaluation of the effects of sleep related respiratory resistive load and daytime functioning
Twenty-five children, age range 2 to 14 years (mean age=7), were referred to the Stanford University Sleep Disorders Clinic for various clinical symptoms, including excessive daytime somnolence,Expand
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Long-term outcome with the automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.
The automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator was implanted in 270 patients because of life-threatening arrhythmias over a 7 year period. There was a history of sustained ventricularExpand
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Determinants of survival in patients with ventricular tachyarrhythmias.
We analyzed data from 239 patients with sustained ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation to determine prognosis, predictors of survival, and the prognostic value of inducing arrhythmiaExpand
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A review of 50 children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
Fifty children and adolescents with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and related breathing disorders during sleep are reviewed. Subjects were subdivided according to whether their breathingExpand
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Clinical experience, complications, and survival in 70 patients with the automatic implantable cardioverter/defibrillator.
Seventy patients received the automatic implantable defibrillator, five original devices and 72 modified second-generation devices using only bipolar rate sensing and delivering an R wave synchronousExpand
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Intravenous amiodarone for recurrent sustained hypotensive ventricular tachyarrhythmias. Intravenous Amiodarone Multicenter Trial Group.
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine the response rate and safety of intravenous amiodarone in patients with ventricular tachyarrhythmias refractory to standard therapies. BACKGROUND Numerous smallExpand
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Role of concentration-dependent plasma protein binding in disopyramide disposition
Plasma disopyramide concentration-time data and plasma protein binding measurements were obtained in 12 patients requiring disopyramide for suppression of their cardiac arrhythmias. The fraction ofExpand
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Electrode-Catheter Arrhythmia Induction in the Selection and Assessment of Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy for Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia
SUMMARY We performed intracardiac electrophysiologic studies in 33 patients with recurrent ventricular tachycardia. Nineteen patients underwent one, 10 patients two, and four patients three serialExpand
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