LESLIE T. GAGER, M.D.
Neither auricular flutter nor complete heart block are by themselves extraordinarily uncommon and it is safe to say that they would be even more familiar were the presumptive signs and symptoms of each borne in mind and the means taken for definitive diagnosis. The coexistence of these two disorders of the heart beat, however, is a clinical rarity. Previous to the example which is here reported, I find in the literature a total of fifteen cases of auricular flutter occurring in the presence of total auriculo-ventricular block, while in two patients only, those of Schott6 and of Gallemaerts,11 was there
GAGER LT. Auricular Flutter and Complete Heart Block: With Restoration of Sinus Rhythm and A-V Conduction1. Ann Intern Med. ;5:463–470. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-4-463
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;5(4):463-470.
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