Cardiopulmonary MedicineCASE REPORT

Atrial Flutter With Exercise-Induced 1:1 Atrioventricular Conduction

Ryan Burkhart, DO, and Gregg Gerasimon, MD
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Received: August 11, 2017

Accepted: September 13, 2017

Published: May 1, 2018

J Osteopath Med; 118(5): 337-340

Typical atrial flutter is a common atrial tachyarrhythmia. Symptoms are typically related to the rate of ventricular response. Although atrial flutter with 1:1 atrioventricular conduction is rare, it is important to recognize because it may precipitate rapid hemodynamic compromise. The authors present a case of exercise-induced 1:1 atrioventricular conduction in a patient with typical atrial flutter.

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