Cardiovascular collapse after verapamil in supraventricular Tachycardia

C. R. Kirk, J. L. Gibbs, R. Thomas, R. Radley-Smith, S. A. Qureshi

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Five babies who presented with supraventricular tachycardia were treated with verapamil intravenously. All developed severe hypotension and two died. Verapamil should not be used in the initial management of supraventricular tachycardia in neonates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1265-1266
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of disease in childhood
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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