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Electrophysiological manifestations of non-penetrating cardiac trauma.
  1. K M Fox,
  2. E Rowland,
  3. D M Krikler,
  4. H H Bentall,
  5. J F Goodwin


    Electrophysiological disturbances were observed in four cases of non-penetrating cardiac trauma. Ventricular tachycardia occurred both as an early and late complication in three, responding to medical treatment in two; it was cured by cryoablation in the other case. The fourth patient developed an isolated conduction defect associated with anteroseptal myocardial infarction, the coronary arteries and left ventricular function being normal.

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