Efficacy of dexmedetomidine for the control of junctional ectopic tachycardia after repair of tetralogy of Fallot

Background: Junctional ectopic tachycardia occurs frequently after congenital cardiac surgery and can be a cause of increased morbidity and mortality. Dexmedetomidine (DEX) is an a2 adrenoreceptor agonist, has properties of controlling tachyarrhythmia by regulating the sympatho-adrenal system. Ob...

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Main Authors: Randhir S Rajput, Sambhunath Das, Neeti Makhija, Balram Airan
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2014-01-01
Series:Annals of Pediatric Cardiology
Online Access:http://www.annalspc.com/article.asp?issn=0974-2069;year=2014;volume=7;issue=3;spage=167;epage=172;aulast=Rajput

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