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Identical anatomical location of accessory pathway in a family with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20034974     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Identical location of accessory pathways in family members with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, although theoretically possible, has never been described. A 37-year-old woman and her 18-year-old son were referred for electrophysiological study due to fast rate palpitations and pre-excitation on baseline electrocardiogram. After mapping during pre-excitation, successful radiofrequency application was located at the right free wall in both patients, in an identical anatomical position, on the infero-lateral aspect of the tricuspid ring.
Cristina Caldararu; Robert Alexandru; Daniela Bartos; Radu-Gabriel Vatasescu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-12-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-2092     ISO Abbreviation:  Europace     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-26     Completed Date:  2010-06-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883649     Medline TA:  Europace     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  582-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiology Department, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology Lab, Clinic Emergency Hospital, 014451 Bucharest, Romania.
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MeSH Terms
Catheter Ablation
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac
Heart Conduction System / pathology*,  physiopathology*
Tricuspid Valve*
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome / pathology*,  physiopathology*,  surgery

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