Hypomagnesemia in heart failure with ventricular arrhythmias. Beneficial effects of magnesium supplementation.

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OBJECTIVE To assess the role of electrolyte imbalance in cardiac arrhythmias associated with congestive heart failure. DESIGN Serum magnesium and potassium levels, urine magnesium excretion and the incidence of ventricular arrhythmias were assessed throughout the study. The patients who displayed complex arrhythmias after the first week of hospital… (More)

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