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Documented narrow QRS tachycardia not inducible during electrophysiology study: should we modify the AV node or not.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17993336     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ablation therapy is the widely accepted definitive therapy for atrioventricular reentry tachycardia. Noninducibility of the tachycardia is the targeted end point of the procedure. We report on 21 patients with documented narrow QRS tachycardia, in whom the clinical tachycardia could not be induced during the electrophysiologic study. After exclusion of an accessory pathway, we could treat them by slow pathway ablation, either with radiofrequency energy or with cryoenergy, successfully.
Mathias Alexander Emmel; Konrad Brockmeier; Narayanswami Sreeram
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of electrocardiology     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1532-8430     ISO Abbreviation:  J Electrocardiol     Publication Date:    2007 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-11-12     Completed Date:  2008-01-07     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0153605     Medline TA:  J Electrocardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S88-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Pediatric Cardiology, University of Cologne, Koeln (Cologne), Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Atrioventricular Node / surgery*
Electrocardiography / methods*
Patient Selection
Preoperative Care / methods*
Tachycardia, Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Tachycardia, Supraventricular / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Treatment Outcome

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