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Life-threatening atrial tachycardia after the Senning operation in a patient with transposition of the great arteries.
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PMID:  21918869     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Atrial tachycardia (AT) is recognized as a risk factor of sudden death (SD) in patients with transposition of the great arteries (TGA) after atrial switch operation. A 20-year-old man with TGA who had undergone a Senning operation experienced a near-miss SD event 1 day after appearance of AT. He was successfully resuscitated by electrical defibrillation for documented ventricular fibrillation. An electrophysiological study showed three types of AT, and all of them were terminated by radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA). We consider that symptomatic AT against cardiac medications is indicated for RFCA therapy.
Shino Chinen; Masaru Miura; Takuya Tamame; Megumi Matsuoka; Hirotaka Ohki; Naokata Sumitomo
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart and vessels     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1615-2573     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8511258     Medline TA:  Heart Vessels     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Division of Cardiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Children's Medical Center, 2-8-29 Musashidai, Fuchu, Tokyo, 183-8561, Japan.
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