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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 396-398

Intraoperative management of atrial fibrillation in a patient with restrictive cardiomyopathy

1 Department of Anaesthesiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, India
2 Employees' State Insurance Corporation Medical College, Rajajinagar, Bangalore, India

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Nataraj Madagondapalli Srinivasan
Department of Anaesthesiology, Employees' State Insurance Corporation Medical College, Rajajinagar, Bangalore - 560 010
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DOI: 10.4103/0259-1162.123265

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A 65-year-old patient with renal amyloidosis presented for Trans Urethral Resection of Prostate (TURP). There were no symptoms pertaining to the cardiorespiratory system. Preoperative investigations showed only secondary cardiomyopathy. Intraoperatively the patient developed atrial fibrillation with hypotension which was successfully managed by cardioversion.

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