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Focal Purkinje ventricular tachycardia ablation in structurally normal heart.
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PMID:  24595204     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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A 21-year-old man presented with recurrent palpitations and giddiness. Clinical examination, echocardiography, and magnetic resonance imaging revealed a structurally normal heart. Electrocardiography showed broad-complex tachycardia with 250 beats per minute, which required cardioversion. An electrophysiological study could not induce tachycardia by programmed electrical stimulation. On isoprenaline infusion, frequent ventricular ectopics, bigeminy, nonsustained ventricular tachycardia, and broad-complex tachycardia similar to clinical tachycardia were readily inducible. This was considered to be ventricular tachycardia due to enhanced automaticity. Using 3-dimensional electroanatomical mapping, successful ablation was undertaken. The patient was asymptomatic on follow-up after 12 and 18 months.
Authors:
Jaishankar Krishnamoorthy; Anitha Lakshmanan; Ajit Mullasari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-3-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
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Created Date:  2014-3-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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