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Global distribution of atrial ectopic foci triggering recurrence of atrial tachyarrhythmia after electrical cardioversion of long-standing atrial fibrillation: a bi-atrial basket mapping study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11693769     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to assess the spatial distribution of atrial ectopic foci potentially triggering recurrent atrial tachyarrhythmias after electrical cardioversion of long-standing atrial fibrillation (AF).
BACKGROUND: It remains unknown whether targeted ablation of atrial ectopic foci concentrated in the pulmonary veins is feasible in patients with long-standin
Authors:
J L Lin; L P Lai; Y Z Tseng; W P Lien; S K Huang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American College of Cardiology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0735-1097     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2001 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-11-05     Completed Date:  2001-12-04     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301365     Medline TA:  J Am Coll Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  904-10     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei. jiunn@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / therapeutic use
Atrial Fibrillation / therapy
Electric Countershock
Electrocardiography
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac*
Female
Heart Conduction System / physiopathology*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Propafenone / therapeutic use
Recurrence
Sotalol / therapeutic use
Tachycardia, Ectopic Atrial / drug therapy,  physiopathology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents; 3930-20-9/Sotalol; 54063-53-5/Propafenone

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