Electrical Cardioversion in Pregnancy: A Case Report

Authors

  • Hima Rijal Deptartment of Obstretrics and Gynaecology
  • S Thapa Department of cardiology, Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and transplant Centre
  • Pooja Jha Deptartment of Obstretrics and Gynaecology

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/njog.v16i2.42119

Keywords:

cardioversion, pregnancy, refractory tachycardia

Abstract

A case of 28 years primigravida with refractory tachycardia at term is reported. She was refractory to medical cardioversion. Electrical cardioversion was applied before and after the delivery of baby. With several cycles of variable joules of electrical cardioversion, the normal rhythm was not obtained. However, patient’s rhythm reverted to sinus with anti-arrhythmic medication after third week of cesearean delivery.

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Published

2022-01-01

How to Cite

Rijal, H. ., Thapa, S. ., & Jha, P. . (2022). Electrical Cardioversion in Pregnancy: A Case Report. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 16(2), 85–89. https://doi.org/10.3126/njog.v16i2.42119

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Case Reports