Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 2016 Dec 10;220(6):265-268. Epub 2016 Oct 10.
Kinderklinik und Poliklinik, Universitatsklinikum Würzburg, Würzburg.
We report a male newborn who became symptomatic with supraventricular tachycardia on the first day of life. Neither adenosine nor electric cardioversion could terminate the tachycardia, therefore intravenous esmolol (β-receptor blocker) was initiated. Inspite of subsequent administration of various antiarrhythmic medications in increasingly higher doses, repeated supraventricular tachycardic episodes occurred. Read More