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Clinical Cardiology Journal

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An anticipatory complete atrio-ventricular block and state of shock due to hyperkalemia

Author(s): Laachach Houssam*, Anass Hbali, Bachrif Mohammed, Ilham Benahmed, Ofkir Mohammed, Nabila Ismaili and Elquafi Noha

Even hyperkalemia is not a common etiology of a complete interruption of nodal conduction; it was the cause of signs of shock and complete atrioventricular bloc at a woman who was not correctly dialyzed. treatment was the early decreasing of serum potassium level. Evolution was well by restoration of normal hemodynamic values and atrial fibrillation rhythm without a need to pacing.


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