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Refractory Hypertensive Emergency associated with Complete Heart Block Resolved after Permanent Pacemaker Implantation: A Case Report
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  • Moinuddin Choudhury,
  • Narendra Kumar,
  • Shajil Chalil,
  • Khalid Abozguia
Moinuddin Choudhury
Lancashire Cardiac Centre
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Narendra Kumar
Lancashire Cardiac Centre
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Shajil Chalil
Lancashire Cardiac Centre
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Khalid Abozguia
Lancashire Cardiac Centre
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Abstract

Severe hypertension sometimes improves with treatment of bradycardia but this phenomenon is under-reported. Here an elderly gentleman with complete heart block and a hypertensive emergency was refractory to medical therapies and blood pressure only improved following pacemaker implantation. We discuss the possible mechanisms relating to heart rate and artificial pacing.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

10 Jan 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
11 Jan 2021Submission Checks Completed
11 Jan 2021Assigned to Editor
25 Jan 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
07 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
21 Apr 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
08 May 20211st Revision Received
10 May 2021Submission Checks Completed
10 May 2021Assigned to Editor
10 May 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
23 May 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
08 Jun 2021Editorial Decision: Accept