Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 700–701 | Cite as

A Novel Method of Fetal Cardioversion

Case Report

Abstract

The ideal treatment for fetal arrhythmias associated with hydrops is not known. This case report describes a novel approach to fetal cardioversion using oral maternal bolus dosing of flecainide.

Keywords

Cardioversion Fetal arrhythmias Hydrops fetalis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric CardiologyUniversity of Massachusetts Medical SchoolWorcesterUSA

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