A group of healthy newborn infants with accelerated ventricular rhythm followed up for an average period of 5.5 years is described. Their clinical and electrocardiographic characteristics and differentiating features from paroxysmal fast ventricular tachycardia are discussed. It is concluded that neonates with a normal heart and accelerated ventricular rhythm have a good prognosis and require no treatment.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Obstetrics and Gynecology