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Food for Thought: Atrioventricular Dissociation

Published:October 09, 2013DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2013.09.001
      Cardiac and gastrointestinal symptoms can be distressingly similar—and interrelated. This point was illustrated when a very active 79-year-old man presented to his primary care physician with complaints of atypical chest pain. He was in his usual state of health the day prior to the office visit and had performed his routine vigorous aerobic exercises without symptoms.
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