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1 Department of Cardiology, Health Sciences University, Adana State Training and Research Hospital, Adana,Turkey  
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Health Sciences University, Adana State Training and Research Hospital, Adana,Turkey  
Eurasian J Med ; : -

Abstract

A 62-year-old man was admitted to the emergency department (ED) with the complaint of intense hematemesis. He was admitted to intensive care unit because of acute esophageal variceal hemorrhage. He underwent sclerotherapy followed by a slow infusion of intravenous octreotide. Complete heart block occured in the patient during octreotide infusion and infusion was stopped. Temporary pacemaker was placed in the patient’s heart. Normal sinus rhythm was observed in the follow up one day later and the pacemaker was removed from patient. He was discharged upon recommendation.


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: Icen YK, Urgun OD, Sumbul HE, Koc M. Complete Heart Block due to Octreotide Infusion in Patient with Cryptogenic Cirrhosis. Eurasian J Med 2018; 50: 10.5152/eurasianjmed.2018.18064.

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