Although rare, octreotide may cause mobitz type 2 block, sinus bradycardia, and complete heart block
. In the present study we present a patient who developed a complete heart block
beause of octreotide infusion after acute variceal hemorrhage.
Direct Inhibition of Expressed Cardiac L- and T-Type Calcium Channels by IgG From Mothers Whose Children Have Congenital Heart Block
. Circulation 2001; 103: 1599-604.
Necessity and importance of prenatal management for congenital heart block
Congenital heart block
not associated with anti-Ro/La antibodies: Comparison with anti-Ro/La-positive cases.
Prevention of complete heart block
can be achieved by treating the mothers with fluorinated corticosteroids.
Common causes for congenital complete heart block
in infants being, as an isolated anomaly, with congenitally corrected transposition of great arteries, maternal diseases like systemic lupus erythematosis, Sjogren's syndrome or there connective tissue disorders.
Number of Blocks and Finished Size 41 Heart Blocks
8" x 12"
The pathologic spectrum of atrioventricular conduction abnormalities ranges from first-degree heart block
(static lengthening of the PR interval beyond 0.2 s) to third-degree heart block
(failure of the sinoatrial node signal to conduct to the ventricles).
Dr Eugenio Cingolani, of the Cedars-Sinai team, said: "We hope to work with foetal medicine specialists to create a life-saving catheter-based treatment for infants with congenital heart block
However, when every other sinus node-originated P-wave is not followed by a QRS, it is impossible to determine from a rhythm strip if the heart block
is Mobitz Type I or Mobitz Type II.
Multivessel coronary spasm presenting with acute myocardial infarction complicated by complete heart block
or recurrent ventricular fibrillation and cardiogenic shock though rare has been reported previously.
Gold, "Immediate and persistent complete heart block
following a horse kick," Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, vol.