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Successful treatment of fetal atrial flutter and congestive heart failure.
  1. K Hirata,
  2. H Kato,
  3. F Yoshioka,
  4. T Matsunaga


    Fetal supraventricular tachycardia may cause congestive heart failure, hydrops fetalis, and intrauterine death. Tachycardia in a fetus of 34 weeks' gestation was diagnosed as atrial flutter by echocardiography, and was successfully treated by giving the mother digoxin.

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