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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 53

of 'Right ventricular myocardial infarction'

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Reversal of atropine-resistant atrioventricular block with intravenous aminophylline in the early phase of inferior wall acute myocardial infarction following treatment with streptokinase.
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Goodfellow J, Walker PR
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Eur Heart J. 1995;16(6):862.
 
We report three patients with acute inferior myocardial infarction treated with aspirin (150 mg) and streptokinase (1.5 MU over 60 min), who developed atropine-resistant bradyarrhythmias during or immediately following streptokinase. The bradyarrhythmias responded to aminophylline, thus avoiding the need for temporary pacing.
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Department of Cardiology, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, U.K.
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