What is the role of IV adenosine in the workup of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome (LGL)?

Updated: Dec 09, 2020
  • Author: Daniel M Beyerbach, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Jose M Dizon, MD  more...
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If these maneuvers fail to terminate the tachycardia, a trial of intravenous adenosine administration, again with simultaneous rhythm strip recording, may reveal the rhythm. Adenosine should not be administered if there is any indication of pre-excitation on the surface ECG.


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