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Haruhiro Sato and Yuichiro Tomita

reported regarding the coexistence between RTH and atrial fibrillation (AF) ( 5 , 6 ). We herein describe a case involving a 22-year-old Japanese man with RTH and AF who had a heterozygous missense mutation in the THRB gene wherein the normal

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T Min, S Benjamin and L Cozma

Background Thyroid storm is rare and can be life threatening with a mortality rate of 10–20%; hence, it is important to recognise it early and to initiate appropriate treatment. Atrial fibrillation is a common clinical feature of

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Carolina Shalini Singarayar, Foo Siew Hui, Nicholas Cheong and Goay Swee En

at the age of 25 years. She refused radioactive iodine and defaulted treatment in the past three years. On examination, she had atrial fibrillation with a heart rate of 120 beats per minute. There was a multinodular goitre, a systolic murmur over the

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J K Witczak, N Ubaysekara, R Ravindran, S Rice, Z Yousef and L D Premawardhana

, breathlessness and leg swelling. She had been treated 3 years earlier for Graves’ disease but had an untreated relapse for at least 2 months before presentation. She had no significant family medical history. Clinically she was found to be in atrial fibrillation

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Christine Yu, Inder J Chopra and Edward Ha

hospitalization, she developed intermittent chest pain and was found to have paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia with a heart rate elevated to the 160 b.p.m. Her heart rhythm then converted to atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular rate, requiring i

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Teresa M Canteros, Valeria De Miguel and Patricia Fainstein-Day

ischemia and atrial fibrillation in the context of anemia and severe hypokalemia. Hemodynamic support was provided in the intensive care unit (ICU). A Forrest Ib gastric ulcer was found and treated endoscopically. Treatment The patient was started

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Catarina Roque, Ricardo Fonseca, Carlos Tavares Bello, Carlos Vasconcelos, António Galzerano and Sância Ramos

mellitus, diagnosed in 1999, treated with metformin 1000 mg q.d. and acarbose 50 mg t.i.d. She also had history of hypertension controlled with 4 mg of perindopril, paroxystic atrial fibrillation diagnosed in 2010 treated with amiodarone 200 mg q.d. and

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Elise Flynn, Sara Baqar, Dorothy Liu, Elif I Ekinci, Stephen Farrell, Jeffrey D Zajac, Mario De Luise and Ego Seeman

for perforation at the splenic flexure. The postoperative course was complicated by labile blood pressure, rapid atrial fibrillation, pneumonia, hypokalaemia and delirium. Plasma metanephrines taken before laparotomy were increasing (863pmol

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Natasha Shrikrishnapalasuriyar, Mirena Noyvirt, Philip Evans, Bethan Gibson, Elin Foden and Atul Kalhan

scan had been arranged ( Figure 2 ), we then carried out 24 urinary metanephrines. Figure 2 10 cm heterogeneous right adrenal mass on CT. Treatment Patient was admitted to the intensive care unit as she developed atrial

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Ling Zhu, Sueziani Binte Zainudin, Manish Kaushik, Li Yan Khor and Chiaw Ling Chng

of fever, cough and reduced effort tolerance. He had a history of atrial fibrillation and was treated with amiodarone for 2years. Following successful catheter ablation, amiodarone was discontinued 2months before the current visit. He was initially