Successful management of junctional tachycardia by hypothermia after cardiac operations in infants.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Junctional ectopic tachycardia is an early postoperative complication after intracardiac repair of congenital heart disease, especially in infants. Because of the high ventricular rate and the usually poor response to antiarrhythmic drugs, this condition is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study was to assess… (More)

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