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Incessant atrial tachycardia accelerated by pregnancy.
  1. J C Doig,
  2. J M McComb,
  3. D S Reid
  1. Regional Cardiothoracic Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.


    A 24 year old patient presented with incessant atrial tachycardia during the course of a twin pregnancy. Medical treatment slowed the ventricular response without restoring sinus rhythm. During labour the tachycardia spontaneously reverted to sinus rhythm. Subsequently the same arrhythmia was documented with a slower ventricular response than during pregnancy.

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