Article Text


Termination of focal atrial tachycardia by adenosine triphosphate.
  1. M S Perelman,
  2. D M Krikler
  1. Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London.


    An atrial aneurysm gave rise to incessant atrial tachycardia in a 21 year old Seychellian soldier. This arrhythmia was suppressed by intravenous adenosine triphosphate and ajmaline. Resection of the aneurysm abolished the arrhythmia and re-established sinus rhythm.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.