Atrial Fibrillation Induced and Converted by Domestic Supply Electric Shock


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Address for reprints: Usha Rao, M.R.C.P., M.D., Department of Cardiology, West Suffolk Hospital, Hardwick Lane, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP 33 2QZ, United Kingdom. Fax: 01284713161; e-mail:


We present a case of persistent atrial fibrillation induced by a low-voltage electric shock reverting back to sinus rhythm after a similar repeat shock. (PACE 2012; 35:e320–e321)