HERMAN O. KLEIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; BRIAN F. HOFFMAN, M.D.
The mode of cessation of 39 episodes of supraventricular tachycardias during reflex vagal stimulation was studied in 11 patients. In each instance slowing of supraventricular tachycardia was observed before its cessation. The findings are consonant with present concepts of the electrophysiologic behavior of ectopic automatic cells and reentrant pathways of conduction and their response to acetylcholine. Descriptions of the behavior of supraventricular tachycardias should be more accurate.
KLEIN HO, HOFFMAN BF. Cessation of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardias by Parasympathomimetic Interventions. Ann Intern Med. ;81:48–50. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-1-48
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(1):48-50.
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