Sustained arrhythmias during pregnancy are uncommon. However, when they do occur, atrial tachycardias are usually amenable to pharmacological or electrical therapy. We describe a case of sustained atrial tachycardia in a pregnant patient. The tachycardia was resistant to commonly used antiarrhythmic drugs and to cardioversion but rapidly responded to flecainide, with return to sinus rhythm until the patient was delivered of a healthy baby.
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Articles| July 01 1996
Use of flecainide for refractory atrial tachycardia of pregnancy
Am J Crit Care (1996) 5 (4): 306–308.
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K Ahmed, I Issawi, R Peddireddy; Use of flecainide for refractory atrial tachycardia of pregnancy. Am J Crit Care 1 July 1996; 5 (4): 306–308. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ajcc19184.108.40.2066
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