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Heart Rhythm Case Reports
Anorexia Nervosa

A Case Series of Profound Bradycardia in Patient with Severe Anorexia Nervosa: Thou Shall Not Pace?

Heart Rhythm Case Reports
By Philip S. Mehler, MD, FACP, FAED, CEDS

Cotter R, Lyden J, Mehler PS, Miceli J, Schuller J, Krantz M. A Case Series of Profound Bradycardia in Patient with Severe Anorexia Nervosa: Thou Shall Not Pace? HeartRhythm Case Rep, 5:511-515, 2020.

ACUTE has a longstanding and ongoing commitment to performing research on and disseminating the findings about the medical care of patients suffering with extreme forms of eating disorders and severe malnutrition.

In 2020 alone, ACUTE’s multidisciplinary experts, often in collaboration with external providers, published 22 scholarly pieces and have an additional 40 more accepted (in press) or submitted. In addition, the fourth edition of Dr. Mehler’s textbook on the medical complications of eating disorders, is in the final stages of preparation by John Hopkins University Press. It will contain almost an additional 100 pages of content and five brand new chapters authored by iconic figures in the field of eating disorders, such as Drs. Arnold Andersen, Neville Golden, Craig Johnson and Daniel Le Grange, to name but a few. A number of the book chapters have also been co-authored by ACUTE Staff. Finally, ACUTE is proud to announce that Dr. Mehler has been invited to serve in a new role as the Senior Editor of The Journal of Eating Disorders.

ACUTE Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Designation from Anthem
In 2018, the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders & Severe Malnutrition at Denver Health was honored by Anthem Health as a Center of Excellence for Medical Treatment of Severe and Extreme Eating Disorders. ACUTE is the first medical unit ever to achieve this designation in the field of eating disorders. It comes after a rigorous review process.

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