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      Advanced Atrioventricular Block and Complete Left Bundle Branch Block in a Case of Takayasu’s Aortitis

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          A 56-year-old woman, who had received an aortic valve replacement suffered from complete left bundle branch block and advanced atrioventricular block. On the basis of marked systemic inflammatory findings on admission and histopathological findings on previous cardiac surgery, this patient was considered to have conduction disturbances that were a consequence of myocardial involvement of Takayasu’s aortitis. The conduction disturbances improved rapidly after treatment with steroids.

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          Journal
          CRD
          Cardiology
          10.1159/issn.0008-6312
          Cardiology
          S. Karger AG
          0008-6312
          1421-9751
          1990
          1990
          12 November 2008
          : 77
          : 1
          : 50-54
          Affiliations
          aDepartment of Cardiology and bDepartment of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ashikaga Red Cross Hospital, Ashikaga City, Japan
          Article
          174579 Cardiology 1990;77:50–54
          10.1159/000174579
          1972350
          © 1990 S. Karger AG, Basel

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