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Epicardial mapping in the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  346254     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Epicardial mapping provides a method for defining antegrade and retrograde sites of pre-excitation. It is best undertaken only after a careful, detailed preoperative electrophysiological study has been performed. The potential pitfalls of the technique are many and technical expertise must be constantly available to maintain a functioning system. For these reasons, it is not likely to lend itself to widespread application. The same techniques can be applied to localization of the site of origin of atrial or ventricular dysrhythmias, localization of myocardial ischemia and infarction, as well as to differentiate between epicardial delays due to conduction delay and those caused by intramural myocardial delay.
J J Gallagher; J Kasell; W C Sealy; E L Pritchett; A G Wallace
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Circulation     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0009-7322     ISO Abbreviation:  Circulation     Publication Date:  1978 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-06-17     Completed Date:  1978-06-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0147763     Medline TA:  Circulation     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  854-66     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / diagnosis
Electrophysiology / methods
Heart Septum / physiopathology
Pericardium / physiopathology*
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome / diagnosis*,  surgery

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