Effectiveness of sotalol for atrial flutter in children after surgery for congenital heart disease

Gertie C M Beaufort-Krol*, Margreet Th E Bink-Boelkens

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    Abstract

    This study describes the efficacy of oral sotalol in the treatment and prevention of atrial flutter in children after surgery for congenital heart disease. In 11 of 13 children (85%), conversion to sinus rhythm was achieved, and in 8 of 11 within 24 hours.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)92-&
    Number of pages4
    JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
    Volume79
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1-Jan-1997

    Keywords

    • FONTAN PROCEDURE
    • ORAL SOTALOL
    • ARRHYTHMIAS
    • FIBRILLATION
    • OPERATION
    • THERAPY
    • YOUNG

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