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Antiarrhythmic effects of adenosine on ischemia-induced ventricular fibrillation.

Authors
  • Stark, U
  • Brodmann, M
  • Lueger, A
  • Stark, G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Critical Care
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2001
Volume
16
Issue
1
Pages
8–16
Identifiers
PMID: 11230719
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Adenosine appears to have an antiarrhythmogenic effect both in supraventricular and ventricular rhythm disturbances. During myocardial infarction, where huge amounts of adenosine are present in ischemic regions, asystole may respond to adenosine antagonists.

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