[Complete auriculo-ventricular block during therapy with carbamazepine].

  title={[Complete auriculo-ventricular block during therapy with carbamazepine].},
  author={Artur Ars{\'e}nio and Jo{\~a}o Coucelo and Jos{\'e} Carlos Costa Marques and Vitor Ara{\'u}jo},
  journal={Acta medica portuguesa},
  volume={3 6},
The authors describe the case of a complete AV block probably induced by carbamazepine. They also review cases described in the literature and suggest some preventive measures before beginning therapy with carbamazepine, mainly in patients over sixty-five years of age, with or without known cardiovascular pathology.