The frequency of type 2 second-degree and third-degree atrioventricular block induced by blunt chest trauma in the emergency department: A multicenter study


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Yildiz B. S. , ASTARCIOĞLU M. A. , Aladag N. B. , AYKAN A. Ç. , HASDEMİR H., ŞAHİN A., et al.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, cilt.21, ss.193-196, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5505/tjtes.2015.04763
  • Dergi Adı: ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.193-196

Özet

BACKGROUND: Conduction disturbances including type 2 second-degree atrioventricular block (Mobitz II) and third-degree atrioventricular block following blunt chest trauma are probably rare. Moreover, the pathophysiological mechanisms responsible for this rare dysrhythmia following trauma are not well understood yet. In this study, it was aimed to identify the frequency of this dysrhythmia associated with trauma.