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Am J Cardiol. 1996 Mar 15;77(8):658-60.

Direct-current cardioversion for the conversion of atrial flutter.

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Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Abstract

Hemodynamically stable atrial flutter should be treated with direct-current cardioversion using 200 J as an initial setting. This can be accomplished in an outpatient setting, saving the cost of hospitalization and avoiding the hazards of drug therapy.

PMID:
8610624
DOI:
10.1016/s0002-9149(97)89328-9
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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