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Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in the left ventricular outflow tract beyond the aortic valve
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12132288     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This case report describes successful catheter ablation of an ectopic focus in the left ventricular outflow tract just beyond the aortic valve. Extended pace-mapping revealed a focus about 1 cm beneath the origin of the left coronary artery--above the base of the left coronary cusp. During a follow-up of 1 year no further spontaneous episode of ventricular tachycardia was documented. This case report describes an unusual localization of an idiopathic ventricular tachycardia and it demonstrates that radiofrequency catheter ablation can be done even in a critical position.
Authors:
A Drögemüller; A Kilkowski; J Senges; K Seidl
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zeitschrift für Kardiologie     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0300-5860     ISO Abbreviation:  Z Kardiol     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-22     Completed Date:  2002-10-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0360430     Medline TA:  Z Kardiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  ger     Pagination:  410-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Kardiologie Bremserstr. 79 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany. Droegema@klilu.de
Vernacular Title:
Katheterablation einer Kammertachykardie im linksventrikulären Ausflusstrakt oberhalb der Aortenklappe.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aortic Valve / physiopathology,  surgery
Catheter Ablation*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Vessels / physiopathology,  surgery
Electrocardiography
Female
Heart Ventricles / physiopathology,  surgery
Humans
Recurrence
Tachycardia, Ventricular / physiopathology,  surgery*

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