Amiodarone given by three routes to terminate fetal atrial flutter associated with severe hydrops.

@article{Flack1993AmiodaroneGB,
  title={Amiodarone given by three routes to terminate fetal atrial flutter associated with severe hydrops.},
  author={Nicki Flack and Nurit Zosmer and Phillip R. Bennett and Janet Vaughan and Nicholas M Fisk},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1993},
  volume={82 4 Pt 2 Suppl},
  pages={714-6}
}
BACKGROUND We describe the concurrent administration of amiodarone using three different routes in order to provide: 1) rapid and adequate fetal loading without giving unduly high doses to the mother, and 2) a maintenance dose to the fetus without risking repeated invasive procedures. CASE Rapid atrial flutter was seen on ultrasound in a fetus with severe hydrops at 27 weeks' gestation. Following failed transplacental therapy with sotalol and flecainide, amiodarone was administered to the… CONTINUE READING

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