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Functional atrioventricular block in a preterm infant
  1. S Al-Wahab,
  2. P Munyard
  1. Department of Child Health, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3LJ, UK
  1. Dr Munyardpaul.munyard{at}


A case of functional second degree atrioventricular block is reported in a preterm infant secondary to early onset hypocalcaemia. An infusion of 10% calcium gluconate rapidly corrected the arrhythmia.

  • hypocalcaemia
  • heart block
  • atrioventricular
  • preterm

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