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Seizure-induced asystole
  1. David Steckman,
  2. David Katz,
  3. William Sauer,
  4. Duy Nguyen
  1. Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology Division, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Duy Nguyen, 12401 E 17th Ave, Leprino Bldg., 5th Floor, Mailstop B-132, Aurora, CO 80045-2548, USA; duy.t.nguyen{at}

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A 48-year-old woman with pharmacologically intractable epilepsy was admitted for continuous electroencephalography for seizure characterisation and surgery. She had a long history of generalised tonic-type seizures for which a vagal nerve stimulator (VNS) was implanted. During electroencephalography monitoring, she experienced her typical visual aura with seizure onset, which was then …

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