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Hypertension in pregnancy

Digitalis-like induced arrhythmia in a patient with rheumatic mitral regurgitation complicated by preeclampsia.


PMID 19891530

Abstract

To report a case of cardiac arrhythmia related to a low dose of endovenous lanatoside C. A 23-year-old pregnant woman with mitral regurgitation complicated with preeclampsia and pulmonary edema presented 2 episodes of atrial tachycardia induced by a intravenous digitalis (2 mg, IV and 1 mg, IV, respectively). This case calls attention to the need for further studies analysing the security of digoxin use in preeclampsia.

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