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Clinical AV nodal reentrant tachycardia in a patient with left sided accessory pathway and immediate occurrence of antidromic AV reentrant tachycardia after slow pathway ablation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11992026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The only inducible arrhythmia in a patient with exclusive antegrade conducting left anterolateral accessory pathway, consists of slow/fast atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia. After radiofrequency catheter ablation of the slow pathway, true antidromic AV reentrant tachycardia was easily induced by atrial pacing. Following ablation of the accessory pathway no arrhythmia could be induced.
Ralf Surber; Helmut Kühnert; Matthias Heinke; Frank-Michael Malur; Holger H Sigusch; Hans R Figulla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1383-875X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-06     Completed Date:  2002-08-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9708966     Medline TA:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Catheter Ablation*
Heart Conduction System / abnormalities*
Tachycardia, Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry / physiopathology*,  therapy*
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome / physiopathology

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