Japanese Heart Journal
Online ISSN : 1348-673X
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Case Reports
Abnormal His-Purkinje System Conduction Leading to Complete Atrioventricular Block in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
A Report of 3 Cases
Oben DovenDilek CicekHasan PekdemirAhmet CamsariTuncay ParmaksizV. Gokhan CinM. Necdet Akkus
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Volume 45 (2004) Issue 2 Pages 347-352

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Abstract

This case report describes three hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients with abnormal His-Purkinje conduction and complete atrioventricular block with attacks of syncope and cardiopulmonary arrest. Although arrhythmias are common in hypertrophic cardiomyo-pathy, complete atrioventricular block is very rare. Prolonged QRS duration and abnormal His-Purkinje system conduction may result in complete atrioventricular block.

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