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Complicated forms of tachycardia-mediated cardiomyopathy associated with idiopathic left ventricular tachycardia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20374518     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Idiopathic left ventricular tachycardia is an infrequent form of ventricular tachycardia associated with a structurally normal heart. The prognosis is usually benign; however, sustained cases have been reported. In this report, we describe two cases of persistent idiopathic left ventricular tachycardia complicated by tachycardia-mediated cardiomyopathy. In the first case, the patient developed a right ventricular thrombus with subsequent pulmonary embolism. In the second case, the patient developed acute pulmonary edema. Both cases were cured by catheter ablation. (PACE 2010; 1-4).
Authors:
José Castro-Rodriguez; Thierry Verbeet; Marielle Morissens; Oliver Lomas; Emmanuel Tran-Ngoc; Sophie Malekzadeh-Milani; Dominique Biarent; Liliane Jajah; Béatrice Peperstraete; Pierre Decoodt; Sébastien Knecht
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e52-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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©2010, The Authors. Journal compilation ©2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
CHU Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Queen Fabiola Children's University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.
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