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A profile of patients with postural tachycardia syndrome and their experience of healthcare in the UK

March 2016 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:33 doi:10.5837/bjc.2016.010

A profile of patients with postural tachycardia syndrome and their experience of healthcare in the UK

Lesley Kavi, Michaela Nuttall, David A Low, Morwenna Opie, Lorna M Nicholson, Edward Caldow, Julia L Newton

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Mahaim fibre tachycardia in a patient with type B Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

June 2014 Br J Cardiol 2014;21:80 doi:10.5837/bjc.2014.019

Mahaim fibre tachycardia in a patient with type B Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Rhys Jones, Farhan Shahid, Richard P W Cowell

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July 2009 Br J Cardiol 2009;16:182-6

10 steps before your refer for palpitations

Andreas Wolff, Campbell Cowan

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September 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:249–52

The patient’s experience of heart palpitations and the cardiology consultation: an exploratory study

Jackie Gordon, Richard Vincent, Richard Bowskill

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Introduction Palpitations present frequently in primary care, and are the second most common reason for a general practitioner (GP) to refer a patient to a cardiologist.1 Levels of distress and health concern are high in this patient group, even though most of these patients do not have demonstrable heart arrhythmias.2 Moreover, it is within this group with unexplained palpitations that psychiatric and psychological morbidity is highest.3,4 Given this background, we wondered how a patient with palpitations experienced the cardiology appointment, what effect it had on the perception of their cardiac symptoms, and whether this varied according

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March 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:110

Surgery for palpitations?

Peadar F McKeown, Ian B A Menown, Paul F Rice

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Physical examination, electrocardiography, chest x-ray and a Bruce exercise stress test were unremarkable. A 24-hour tape revealed intermittent ventricular ectopics that coincided with his symptoms of palpitations. On non-standard views, echocardiography showed a large echolucent mass that was compressing the right ventricle (figure 1A). Left ventricular ejection fraction was preserved. Computed tomography (CT) of chest and abdomen demonstrated a massive lobulated cyst in the anterior mediastinum, arising from the pericardium, measuring 15.3 cm x 8.2 cm (figure 1B). CT-guided aspiration (figure 1C) obtained 600 ml of straw-coloured fluid (tra

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July 2006 Br J Cardiol 2006;13:289

So where is the heart?

Amit Kj Mandal, Elizabeth Mc Ashley, David Ward, Constantinos G Missouris

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November 2004 Br J Cardiol 2004;11:492-4

Palpitations and syncope in primary care

Amit KJ Mandal, George G Kassianos

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