Catecholamine-dependent wide QRS complex tachycardia in a 71-year-old male 'super athlete'

Matthew N. Peters, Timm M. Dickfeld

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Recent studies have suggested an association between increased athletic activity and atrial arrhythmias; however, the mechanism remains unclear. Presented herein is a 71-year-old man with atrial flutter with 1:1 atrioventricular (AV) conduction triggered by high-intensity exercise as well as administration of isoproterenol, suggesting that arrhythmia is autonomically mediated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1201-1202
Number of pages2
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)


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