Usefulness of single-bolus adenosine test for confirming sinus node dysfunction and correlation with atrial overdrive suppression test

Jih Min Lin, Jiunn Lee Lin, Ling Ping Lai, Shoei K.Stephen Huang

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Abstract

We prospectively studied 42 consecutive patients who had symptomatic sinus node dysfunction and 17 age-matched controls by measuring maximal and corrected maximal sinus node recovery times with an atrial overdrive suppression test and single-bolus adenosine administration (0.15 mg/kg). We found a positive correlation between the 2 methods, with reasonably good sensitivity, specificity, and predictive accuracy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1569-1572
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume94
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 15 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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