Spontaneous sinus conversion of permanent atrial fibrillation during treatment of hyperkalemia.
Ji Hyun Yoon ; Da Hyun Jung ; Se-Joong Rim ; Hyuck-Moon Kwon ; Bum-Kee Hong ; Young-Won Yoon ; Byung-Kwon Lee ; Pil-Ki Min ; Jong-Youn Kim ; Ji Soo Park ; Seung Kyo Park
Korean Circulation Journal (순환기), Vol.42(1) : 65~68, 2012
Korean Circulation Journal (순환기)
Hyperkalemia is a common adverse effect of treatment for heart failure and is associated with high mortality and morbidity. The cardiac manifestations of hyperkalemia include various electrocardiogram changes. We describe a case of a 74-year-old woman with heart failure and permanent atrial fibrillation who reverted to normal sinus rhythm during recovery from hyperkalemia.