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Mod Care J 2014, 10(3): 219-226 Back to browse issues page
Atrial flutter secondary to massive pleural effusion: a case report and literature review
Toba Kazemi , Hamid Reza Mashraghi Moghaddam , Mahmood Hosseinzadeh Maleki , Nahid Azdaki , Ali Moezi
Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Research Center,BUMS, birjand, iran , med_847@yahoo.cim
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  Atrial flutter is a cardiac arrhythmia which requires quick and timely treatment. Here, we discuss a case with atrial flutter and massive pleural effusion admitted to emergency room. Anti-arrhythmic drug therapy was not effective in this patient, but arrhythmia was converted to sinus rhythm after pleural fluid synthesis. In this paper, we reported the case and explained the diagnosis and treatment of atrial flutter with nursing approach.

Keywords: Atrial Flutter; Supraventricular Arrhythmia; Massive Pleural Effusion, Case report.
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Type of Study: Case Report OR Series | Subject: Cardiology
Received: 2013/06/6 | Accepted: 2013/12/10 | Published: 2013/12/24
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kazemi T, Mashraghi Moghaddam H R, Hosseinzadeh Maleki M, azdaki N, moezi A. Atrial flutter secondary to massive pleural effusion: a case report and literature review. Mod Care J. 2014; 10 (3) :219-226
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