Document Detail


First experience of percutaneous radio-frequency ablation for atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation in a patient with HeartMate II left ventricular assist device.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20393793     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the first case of percutaneous radio-frequency (RF) ablation procedure in a patient implanted with a HeartMate II left ventricular assist device for refractory heart failure. This procedure was performed for poorly tolerated recurrent atrial arrhythmias. No harmful consequence happened during or after the procedure despite the potential electromagnetic interferences existing between the RF delivery and the functioning of the device.
Authors:
Philippe Maury; Clement Delmas; Charlotte Trouillet; Mark S Slaughter; Olivier Lairez; Michel Galinier; Jerome Roncalli; David Bertrand; Lydie Mathevet; Alexandre Duparc; Michelle Salvador; Marc Delay; Camille Dambrin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1572-8595     ISO Abbreviation:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-23     Completed Date:  2011-01-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9708966     Medline TA:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Rangueil, Toulouse, France. mauryjphil@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atrial Fibrillation / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Atrial Flutter / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Catheter Ablation / methods*
Electrocardiography
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Failure / complications,  surgery*
Heart-Assist Devices*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome

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