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Atrial flutter ablation through the azygous continuation in a patient with inferior vena cava interruption.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21030393     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ablation of atrial flutter (AFL) requires linear radiofrequency application; these procedures are usually performed via a femoral approach from the inferior vena cava (IVC). Congenital anomalies of this venous system may limit catheter ablation. This report presents ablation of an AFL through the azygous continuation and also reviews the prevalence of congenital IVC interruption among patients referred for AFL ablation.
Authors:
Armando Pérez-Silva; Jose L Merino; Rafael Peinado; Jose Lopez-Sendon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1532-2092     ISO Abbreviation:  Europace     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883649     Medline TA:  Europace     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  442-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Robotic Cardiac Electrophysiology Unit, Department of Cardiology. Hospital General La Paz, IdiPaz, Madrid, Spain.
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