• Users Online: 113
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 4

Persistent isolated right atrial standstill associated with left atrial tachycardia


Shiraz Cardiovascular Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran

Correspondence Address:
Aida Yousefi
Shiraz Cardiovascular Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz
IR Iran
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.25173

Get Permissions

Introduction: Atrial standstill is a rare condition, characterized by absence of atrial electrical and mechanical activity evident in surface electrocardiography echocardiography, or fluoroscopy, which is associated with unresponsiveness of atria to maximal output electrical stimulation. This condition can be present with thromboembolic complication, low cardiac output, and sometimes palpitation. Case Presentation: Here we presented a woman with right atrial stand still and left atrial tachycardia. It was confirmed by electrocardiogram, echocardiography, and intracardiac electrogram in basal state and during maximal output electrical stimulation. We treated her by implanting pacemaker to control bradycardia, oral calcium channel blocker to control palpitation episodes, and anticoagulation. Conclusions: Atrial standstill can be present partially that can be localized in one atrium and is associated with tachycardia in the other atrium.


[PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed415    
    Printed12    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded29    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 2    

Recommend this journal