Supraventricular tachycardia in children: clinical features, response to treatment, and long-term follow-up in 217 patients.

@article{Garson1981SupraventricularTI,
  title={Supraventricular tachycardia in children: clinical features, response to treatment, and long-term follow-up in 217 patients.},
  author={Arthur T. Garson and Paul C. Gillette and Dan G Mcnamara},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1981},
  volume={98 6},
  pages={
          875-82
        }
}
We reviewed the records of 217 children whose first episode of supraventricular tachycardia occurred before 18 years (median age 24 months). There were 112 males and 105 females. Of the 49 with congenital heart disease, SVT began before any operation in 26 and greater than 2 weeks postoperatively in 23. Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome was present on surface ECG in 47/217 (22%). Congestive heart failure accompanied the first episode of SVT in 38% of the patients who were 4 months of age or younger… CONTINUE READING
41 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 41 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…