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False Tendon-Related Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia.
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PMID:  21671957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 39-year-old woman showed nonsustained polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (PVT) during light physical activity. Cardiac multidetector row computed tomography demonstrated false tendons, one of which proved to be the focus triggering premature ventricular contraction (PVC) in electrophysiological studies. The triggered PVC arose during the diastolic period, which might have caused tension in the false tendon. Radiofrequency catheter ablation targeting the triggered PVC by pace mapping was performed and proved partially effective against PVT. (PACE 2011;1-4).
Tetsuo Betsuyaku; Harutatsu Muto; Eitaro Sugiyama; Akiho Minoshima; Minoru Sato
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-6-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2011, The Authors. Journal compilation ©2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Hokkaido Medical Center, Sapporo, Japan.
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