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Endocardial noncontact activation mapping of idiopathic left ventricular tachycardia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11196566     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Idiopathic left ventricular tachycardia with a right bundle, left-axis deviation is thought to originate from posterior fascicles. Recently, there has been considerable interest in the anatomic and mechanistic basis of this arrhythmia. We report our experience with a 26-year-old man in whom new noncontact mapping technology was used to acquire detailed data from the left ventricle, identify the mid-diastolic potential and part of the ventricular tachycardia circuit, and perform successful ablation. This information helped define the physiologic aspects of this unique tachycardia.
J Sra; A Bhatia; D Krum; M Akhtar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1045-3873     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Cardiovasc. Electrophysiol.     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-22     Completed Date:  2001-03-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010756     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1409-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Wisconsin Medical School-Milwaukee Clinical Campus, Electrophysiology Laboratories of St. Luke's and Sinai Samaritan Medical Centers, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Body Surface Potential Mapping / instrumentation,  methods*
Bundle-Branch Block / complications,  diagnosis*
Catheter Ablation
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac / methods*
Tachycardia, Ventricular / complications,  diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  surgery
Treatment Outcome
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / complications,  diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  surgery

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