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2022 Mar 26

J Electrocardiol


An unusual cause of repolarization abnormality after congenital heart surgery: A case report.


Barresi NV, Marcus BS, Beach CM, Vinocur JM
J Electrocardiol. 2022 Mar 26; 72:91-94.
PMID: 35395484.


We present a case of a young boy who developed persistent tachycardia despite fluid resuscitation, antipyretics, and analgesia after a Fontan procedure. Review of telemetry and ECGs revealed repolarization abnormalities, including the appearance of T-wave alternans, for which an uncommon cause was ultimately identified.