ROBERT C. LEVY, M.D.
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This rare case of severe heart block due to vagus influences is reported because of the paucity of such cases in the literature. It is felt that the report of such cases will help to draw attention to what must be of more frequent occurrence than the published instances would indicate.
R. A., a 14 year old school boy, was referred to us in the Medical Clinic on December 30, 1933 to determine the cause of his fainting spells. He had been admitted to the Surgical Clinic on March 25 for a recent fracture of the right humerus,
LEVY RC. PARTIAL HEART BLOCK DUE TO INCREASED VAGUS ACTION; A CASE REPORT*. Ann Intern Med. 1939;12:1525–1529. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-12-9-1525
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(9):1525-1529.
Cardiology, Neurology, Rhythm Disorders and Devices.
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