Sinus node recovery after 25 years of atrial flutter

Eugen C. Palma, Pugazhendi Vijayaraman, Kevin J. Ferrick, Jay N. Gross, Soo G. Kim, John D. Fisher

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This case report demonstrates that the sinus node can recover relatively quickly even after being suppressed by atrial flutter for 25 years, and that a permanent pacemaker may not always be necessary in all patients with sinus arrest after a successful atrial flutter ablation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1295-1296
Number of pages2
JournalPACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2001


  • Atrial flutter
  • Sinus node

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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