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Improvement of atrioventricular conduction following catheter ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia in a patient with a prolonged PR interval.
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PMID:  22354619     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We herein present the case of a 60-year-old male with narrow QRS tachycardia who had a remarkable PR prolongation during sinus rhythm. The tachycardia was diagnosed as a slow-fast atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia. Slow pathway ablation was performed after the confirmation of the presence of an antegrade fast pathway. Following the elimination of the slow pathway, the PR and atrio-His intervals became shortened from 470 and 420 to 170 and 120 ms, respectively. Moreover, the improvement of atrioventricular conduction after the slow pathway ablation lasted for at least 34 months.
Authors:
Seigo Yamashita; Teiichi Yamane; Seiichiro Matsuo; Keiichi Ito; Ryohsuke Narui; Mika Hioki; Shin-Ichi Tanigawa; Michifumi Tokuda; Keiichi Inada; Taro Date; Ken-Ichi Sugimoto; Michihiro Yoshimura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart and vessels     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1615-2573     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511258     Medline TA:  Heart Vessels     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, The Jikei University of Medicine, 3-25-8 Nishi-shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-8461, Japan.
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