Ralf Oberheiden

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BACKGROUND Cardiac ion channelopathies are responsible for an ever-increasing number and diversity of familial cardiac arrhythmia syndromes. We describe a new clinical entity that consists of an ST-segment elevation in the right precordial ECG leads, a shorter-than-normal QT interval, and a history of sudden cardiac death. METHODS AND RESULTS Eighty-two(More)
Bislang wurden 136 Myokardinfarkte in der Schwangerschaft beschrieben. In 47% dieser Fälle fanden sich angiographisch “unauffällige” Koronargefäße. Bei diesen Patienten wurden bislang in erster Linie Koronarspasmen als funktionelle Ursache des Infarkts vermutet. In seltenen Fällen können auch die in der Schwangerschaft mit höherer Inzidenz auftretenden(More)
A 31-year-old parturient delivered twins at 35 weeks' gestation by cesarean section with spinal anesthesia. Following anesthesia induction, hypotension and bradycardia occurred, and were immediately treated with theodrenaline plus cafedrin (Akrinor) and atropine. Blood pressure and heart rate increased to 180/100 mmHg and 140 beats per minute, respectively.(More)
Up to now 136 cases of myocardial infarction during pregnancy have been reported, and angiography revealed normal findings in 47%. In these cases coronary spasms have been discussed as the major mechanism of the disease. In isolated cases coronary artery dissection may also present with a normal coronary angiography. The case of a 31-year-old pregnant women(More)
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