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Incidence of and risk factors for catheterization-induced complete heart block in the pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Authors
  • Mah, Douglas Y
  • Porras, Diego
  • Bergersen, Lisa
  • Marshall, Audrey C
  • Walsh, Edward P
  • Triedman, John K
Type
Published Article
Journal
Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies Wolters Kluwer -American Heart Association
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2014
Volume
7
Issue
1
Pages
127–133
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000731
PMID: 24382412
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The incidence of CIHB in the pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory is low at 2.2%. Risk factors include young age and long case duration. The recovery of atrioventricular nodal function after CIHB is high and follows a similar time course to that of postsurgical heart block.

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