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Haruhiro Sato and Yuichiro Tomita

cardiologists at our hospital regarding the AF experienced by the patient, beta-blocker therapy was recommended given that the onset of AF was unclear, vital signs were stable, both CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASC scores were 0 and SITSH was observed. Oral

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Eka Melson, Sidra Amir, Lisa Shepherd, Samina Kauser, Bethan Freestone, and Punith Kempegowda

/L <750 pmol/L Renin/aldosterone ratio 8 <91 DHEA sulphate 1.28 µmol/L 0.33–4.18 µmol/l Treatment Patient was diagnosed with pheochromocytoma and medically stabilised with alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptor

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Han Soo Park, Su Kyoung Kwon, and Ye Na Kim

conventional medical treatment for thyroid storm (oral propylthiouracil, Lugol solution, intravenous beta-blocker and steroids) after emergent cardiac resuscitation and was given general supportive management (intravenous propacetamol, hydration, antibiotics

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Alessandro Rossini, Francesca Perticone, Laura Frosio, Marco Schiavo Lena, and Roberto Lanzi

the whole picture, pre-operative management of the patient included alpha and beta blocker administration (doxazosin 8 mg b.i.d. for 14 days, followed by doxazosin 8 mg b.i.d. plus atenolol 50 mg b.i.d.), ketoconazole (200 mg b.i.d.) and octreotide

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Huilin Koh, Manish Kaushik, Julian Kenrick Loh, and Chiaw Ling Chng

inhibiting peripheral conversion of T4 to the more potent T3. However, our patient experienced severe cardiovascular collapse after propranolol was administered. A systematic literature review by Abubakar et al . ( 3 ) found nine published reports of beta-blocker

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Skand Shekhar, Rasha Haykal, Crystal Kamilaris, Constantine A Stratakis, and Fady Hannah-Shmouni

(MRA) such as spironolactone or eplerenone ( 13 ). Given the teratogenic potential of these agents, options for medical management during pregnancy include beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, hydralazine and alpha blockers, which were employed by

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Annika Sjoeholm, Cassandra Li, Chaey Leem, Aiden Lee, Maria P Stack, Paul L Hofman, and Benjamin J Wheeler

challenging. Prior to knowledge of phaeochromocytoma, he was commenced initially on i.v. hydralazine (0.15 mg/kg) with minimal impact on his blood pressure. Labetalol (alpha and beta blocker) was given initially i.v. during the hypertensive emergency. Once the

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Vasileios Chortis, Christine J H May, Kassiani Skordilis, John Ayuk, Wiebke Arlt, and Rachel K Crowley

, suggestive of benign adrenocortical adenoma. This was considered sufficient evidence to exclude adrenal metastasis; he was accordingly classified as stage 3B melanoma (T4aN1bM0). He underwent a left ilioinguinal block dissection followed by a ‘watchful wait

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R D’Arcy, M McDonnell, K Spence, and C H Courtney

123 tracer uptake. Table 2 Urinary metanephrines. Values Reference Normetanephrine, nmol/24h 2402 440–2960 Metanephrine, nmol/24h 607 141–1289 Treatment Beta blockade provided useful

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

effort tolerance, raised JVP, LSE systolic murmur, pulsatile hepatomegaly SR Dilated RV, mild TR/PR sPAP 47 24 Carbimazole, beta blocker Euthyroid restored at 4-month, RV dysfunction reversed at 9 months CR2 47 F Graves’ Pedal