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Mitral valve perforation appearing years after radiofrequency ablation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21714429     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The case is reported of a young adult with Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome who, three years after a complicated radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation procedure, developed dyspnea on exertion. Echocardiography revealed severe mitral valve regurgitation caused by a perforation of the posterior leaflet. Echocardiographic follow up is recommended after a complicated course of left-sided catheter ablation.
Authors:
Marie Fisch-Thomsen; Jesper K Jensen; Henrik Egeblad; Per Wierup; Bjarne Linde Nørgaard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of heart valve disease     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0966-8519     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Heart Valve Dis.     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312096     Medline TA:  J Heart Valve Dis     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  351-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Vejle Hospital, Denmark. mlft2@hotmail.com
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