Electrocardiographic changes induced by suction curettage for elective termination of pregnancy.

  title={Electrocardiographic changes induced by suction curettage for elective termination of pregnancy.},
  author={L. Mabee and B. Dunn and C. Sherrer},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={138 2},
To determine if significant electrocardiographic changes occur during suction curettage for elective termination of pregnancy, continuous electrocariogram tracings were obtained from 103 patients prior to, during, and after suction curettage. Sixty-eight of 103 patients (66%) demonstrated transient sinus techycardia presumably attributable to pain (P < 0.001). Eleven of 103 patients (10.6%) demonstrated premature atrial contractions or premature ventricular contractions during suction curettage… Expand
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