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Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Ivabradine in the Management of Pediatric Arrhythmias

Published:November 03, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2022.10.029
      Ivabradine is a relatively novel negative chronotropic agent used in the management of pediatric arrhythmias caused by enhanced automaticity. We present an illustrative case of an infant treated with ivabradine for atrial ectopic tachycardia, followed by a review of several published case series describing use of ivabradine in the management of pediatric arrhythmias.
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