Case report: catecholamine-induced arrhythmia in children

Lowe, D. , Hendry, S. and McLeod, K. (2013) Case report: catecholamine-induced arrhythmia in children. Emergency Medicine Journal, 30(11), pp. 951-953. (doi: 10.1136/emermed-2012-201614) (PMID:23562989)

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The authors report a case of a 10-year-old boy who presented to the emergency department following an episode of syncope. While on telemetry, the child was found to have runs biventricular tachycardia. Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia was diagnosed, and the case report discusses this rare but important diagnosis that should be considered in children presenting with syncope.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lowe, Dr David
Authors: Lowe, D., Hendry, S., and McLeod, K.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing
Journal Name:Emergency Medicine Journal
Publisher:BMJ Publishing Group
ISSN (Online):1472-0213

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