Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

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Tachycardia-Induced Cardiomyopathy in a 12-Year-Old Child With Long QT Syndrome

Yazdan Ghandi 1 , * , Mehrzad Sharifi 2 , Mojtaba Hashemi 3 , Parsa Yousefi Chaichi 4 and Akbar Shafiee 5 , 6
Authors Information
1 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Amir Kabir Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak , IR Iran
2 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Amir Almomenin Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak , IR Iran
3 Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Amir Kabir Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, IR Iran
4 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Amir Kabir Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, IR Iran
5 Department of Cardiovascular Research, Tehran Heart Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
6 Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: May 01, 2016, 7 (2); e36095
  • Published Online: May 9, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: January 10, 2016
  • Revised: March 2, 2016
  • Accepted: March 31, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped-36095

To Cite: Ghandi Y, Sharifi M, Hashemi M, Yousefi Chaichi P, Shafiee A. Tachycardia-Induced Cardiomyopathy in a 12-Year-Old Child With Long QT Syndrome, J Compr Ped. 2016 ; 7(2):e36095. doi: 10.17795/compreped-36095.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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