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Diagnosis of tachycardia mechanism with cryomapping in a toddler with complex congenital heart disease.
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PMID:  17016679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 2.5-year-old patient with complex congenital heart disease involving dextrocardia, atrioventricular and ventriculoarterial discordance, pulmonary stenosis, ventricular septal defect (VSD), atrial septal defect (ASD), and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) underwent electrophysiological study. The tachycardia mechanism was diagnosed with cryomapping. The ability of cryomapping to have transient and reversible effect on the tissue, unlike radiofrequency (RF) ablation, helped in the establishment of diagnosis in this toddler with typical atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia. Cryomapping can be an additional safe diagnostic utility in young patients with complex congenital heart disease.
Volkan Tuzcu; Maria B Gonzalez Y Gonzalez; Dietmar Schranz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Evaluation Studies; Journal Article     Date:  2006-10-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1383-875X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-11     Completed Date:  2007-06-04     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9708966     Medline TA:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiology, Arkansas Children's Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Catheter Ablation / methods*
Child, Preschool
Cold Temperature*
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac / methods*
Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis*,  physiopathology

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