Familial sinuatrial disorder.

  title={Familial sinuatrial disorder.},
  author={Brian Livesley and P. F. Catley and Samuel Oram},
  journal={British heart journal},
  volume={34 7},
Greenwood and Finkelstein (I964), in a review of 223 patients including their own and those reported by other authors in the preceding 50 years, listed the aetiological factors resulting in sinuatrial block as increased vagal tone, infections in childhood, including rheumatic carditis, diphtheria, and influenza and, in adults, ischaemic heart disease and digitalis intoxication. However, in their series 20 per cent of the patients were reputed to be otherwise normal. It can be very difficult… CONTINUE READING


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