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  1. Alexander A Sirker,
  2. Francis D Murgatroyd
  1. Correspondence to Dr Francis Murgatroyd; Francis.Murgatroyd{at}

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A 78-year-old man awaiting coronary artery bypass grafting for angina underwent elective bilateral stenting of renal artery stenoses. There was a remote history of myocardial infarction (20 years earlier) but no history of arrhythmia. Five hours post-procedure he became abruptly sweaty and short of breath, coinciding with a change in heart rhythm from …

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