Permanent Myocardial Dysfunction Caused by High-Voltage Electrical Injury-A Case Report

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Abstract

Electrical injury, particularly alternating current, may lead to disease of conducting tissue or to myocardial damage, or even may cause sudden death. In the present case, the authors report a 22-year-old man who sustained extensive upper extremity trauma from a high-voltage electrical injury and manifested clinical signs of left ventricular heart failure.

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