Permanent cardiac pacing in a 2.5 month-old infant with severe cyanotic breath-holding spells and prolonged asystole


Ergul Y. , Otar G., Nisli K. , Dindar A.

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, cilt.18, sa.6, ss.704-706, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5603/cj.2011.0040
  • Dergi Adı: CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.704-706

Özet

We report the case of a 2.5 month-old infant with cyanotic breath-holding spells, loss of consciousness and seizures. Prolonged asystole up to 70 s despite cardiopulmonary resuscitation was documented by 24 hour Holler monitoring An epicardial pacemaker was implanted followed by no further loss of consciousness and seizures during spells in a six month follow-up period. (Cardiol J 2011; 18, 6: 704-706)