Despite the numerous observations of recent years on the subject of auriculoventricular dissociation there is much that remains unexplained. Two cases of heart-block, which came under our observation during the past year, have presented features of such unusual interest as to justify special consideration.
Adams-Stokes' syndrome; partial and complete auriculoventricular dissociation without essential lengthening of the a-c time ; striking relief of certain phases of partial block of atropin; recovery.A man, aged 53, consulted one of us on Nov. 28, 1908. His father died at 65 of angina pectoris. In other respects there was nothing of note in the family history. He had been a man of excellent habits, was in active business and had always been well and strong. As a young man he had what was probably typhoid fever. He was married and had had two