Atrial Fibrillation Following Electrical Injury

Gurpreet S. Wander, Rajinder K. Bansal, Inder S. Anand, S. Arora, Shashi B. Khurana, Livtar S. Chawla

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The development of atrial fibrillation in 2 patients, following an electrical shock is reported. One patient, with an underlying pre-excitation syndrome, had to be cardioverted due to rapid ventricular rate and hypotension. The other, with normal conduction, tolerated the arrhythmia well and atrial fibrillation reverted spontaneously after 24 hours.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)131-134
Number of pages4
JournalJapanese Heart Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Electrical shock
  • Pre-excitation


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