Atrioventricular Asystole as a Manifestation of Hiccups

J Electrocardiol. 1995 Jan;28(1):59-61. doi: 10.1016/s0022-0736(05)80008-1.


Sinus pause with atrioventricular asystole can be caused by an excessive vagal response. This case report describes a patient in whom this phenomenon developed after hiccups.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Atrioventricular Node / physiopathology*
  • Heart Arrest / etiology*
  • Hiccup / complications*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Vagus Nerve / physiopathology