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Catheter ablation of atrioventricular accessory pathway with decremental properties connecting to the tricuspid annulus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8022069     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 65-year-old male with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome presented with atrial fibrillation. The patient was found at the electrophysiological study to have two accessory pathways, a Kent fiber and an atrioventricular accessory pathway with decremental properties. The latter pathway conducted exclusively in the antegrade conduction and the ventricular insertion site was the tricuspid annulus. Both accessory pathways were successfully abolished by radiofrequency catheter ablations at the tricuspid annulus. We propose that an atrioventricular accessory pathway with decremental conduction may have various forms concerning not only sites of origin, but also sites of insertion.
Y Yamauchi; A Nogami; M Goya; K Aonuma; Y Iesaka; M Hiroe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese heart journal     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0021-4868     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn Heart J     Publication Date:  1994 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-07-29     Completed Date:  1994-07-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401175     Medline TA:  Jpn Heart J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Second Department of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Atrial Fibrillation / surgery
Catheter Ablation*
Heart Conduction System / abnormalities*,  surgery*
Tricuspid Valve
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome / surgery

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