E Dhandapani

Department of General Medicine, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research   
    A Clinical Study of Conduction Block in Acute Myocardial Infarction
    Author(s): D Arunprasath, C Ramakrishnan, E Dhandapani and NN Anand*

    Objective: Acute myocardial infarction is a major health problem in both developing and developed countries, remaining as a leading cause of morbidity and mortatility. It can occurs at any level of the conduction system i.e. atrioventricular or interventricular. It may be transient or permanent. Materials and Methods: 100 patients admitted in cardiac intensive care unit of sree balaji medical college and hospitals with the evidence of acute myocardial infarction are be studied. Results: 11% of the study populations developed heart failure whereas 89% were without evidence of heart failure. 19% of the study populations developed conduction blocks. In this 19% ,7 cases were first degree AV block, 4 cases of second degree AV block, 3 cases of complete heart block, 2 cases of left anterior hemi block, 2 cases of RBBB and one case of LBBB. Conclusions: AV blocks were mo.. Read More»

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