Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

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Evaluation and Management of Neonatal Supraventricular Tachycardia

Arash Malekian 1 , Mohammad Reza Khalilian 2 , * , Masoud Dehdashtian 1 , Mohammad Reza Aramesh 1 and Khadijeh Heydaripoor 1
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Pediatrics, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: August 01, 2016, 7 (3); e35982
  • Published Online: July 25, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 18, 2016
  • Revised: April 10, 2016
  • Accepted: June 6, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped-35982

To Cite: Malekian A, Khalilian M R, Dehdashtian M, Aramesh M R, Heydaripoor K. Evaluation and Management of Neonatal Supraventricular Tachycardia, J Compr Ped. 2016 ; 7(3):e35982. doi: 10.17795/compreped-35982.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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