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Relapsing Brucellosis Due to Infection of Implanted Cardiac Device

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Relapsing Brucellosis Due to Infection of Implanted Cardiac Device

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.299
Pages: 
395–6

The Editor,

Sir,

Involvement of implanted electronic cardiac devices by haematogenous seeding of brucellosis is quite rare. To our knowledge nearly 10 cases of pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) infection and a few cases of transvenous lead endocarditis caused by brucella has been described in the literature .

Accepted: 
12 Jun, 2015
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e-Published: 03 Jun, 2016

Positional Atrial Sense Failure in a Rate-drop Pacemaker Causing Frequent Tachycardia Attacks

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.573
Pages: 
261-2

 

The Editor,

Sir,

Selected patients with cardio-inhibitory reflex syncope may benefit from cardiac pacemakers, particularly ratedrop response algorithm may reduce syncope episodes.

Accepted: 
07 Dec, 2015
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e-Published: 29 Mar, 2016

A Rare Case of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Co-existing with Isolated Left Ventricular Non-compaction

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.281
Pages: 
256-8

INTRODUCTION

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy is a rare heart-muscle disorder characterized by progressive replacement of right ventricular myocardium by fibrofatty tissue. Noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium is also rare congenital cardiomyopathy, characterized by an arrest in intrauterine endomyocardial morphogenesis. We present an extremely rare patient who presented with incessant ventricular tachycardia and who had both of these two cardiomyopathies at the same time.

Accepted: 
25 Aug, 2016
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e-Published: 22 Feb, 2016

Recurrent Torsades de Pointes Due to Amiodarone Toxicity Treated Successfully with Lidocaine

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.211
Pages: 
421

The Editor,

Sir,

Amiodarone is a potent antiarrhythmic agent that is used to treat ventricular arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation. Proarrythmias due to amiodarone therapy is rare. We discuss a case who had amiodarone-induced incessant Torsades de Pointes (TdP), that could only be suppressed by lidocaine.

Revised: 
23 Oct, 2014
Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 06 May, 2015
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