Utility of atrial temporary pacing as an acute treatment for bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias in the intensive care setting with preservation of atrioventricular synchrony

B Pang, Evan Everest, Andrew McGavigan

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    Abstract

    Temporary pacing is often used as an acute treatment of bradyarrhythmias and suppression of tachyarrhythmias. In patients with cardiogenic shock, loss of atrioventricular synchrony may worsen cardiovascular haemodynamics. We present a series where temporary right atrial pacing was used as an acute treatment for both bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)581-585
    Number of pages5
    JournalInternal Medicine Journal
    Volume42
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - May 2012

    Keywords

    • Atrial pacing
    • Bradycardia
    • Intensive care
    • Tachyarrhythmias

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