Fat infiltration of myocardium as a cause of cardiac conduction defect*

Ashok M. Balsaver, Azorides R. Morales, Fred W. Whitehouse

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Fatty infiltration has only rarely been reported as a cause of a cardiac conduction defect. A case of chronic sinoatrial block and atrial fibrillation with severe fatty infiltration of the myocardium and the conduction system is reported. The literature on conduction defects due to fatty infiltration is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-265
Number of pages5
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1967


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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