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"Pseudo PJRT"-Fast-Slow AV Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia Presenting with Tachycardia-Induced Cardiomyopathy.
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PMID:  21883314     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 52-year-old woman presented with left ventricular (LV) dysfunction and incessant narrow complex tachycardia. Electrocardiogram and clinical picture were suggestive of a permanent form of junctional reciprocating tachycardia, but electrophysiology study showed the tachycardia to be a fast-slow form of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT). Slow pathway ablation terminated the tachycardia and the LV dysfunction resolved completely at follow-up. Fast-slow AVNRT has not been reported to present in incessant form, and the mechanism in this patient was absent retrograde fast pathway conduction resulting in easy initiation and maintenance of tachycardia. (PACE 2011; 1-3).
Authors:
Raja Selvaraj; Ajith Ananthakrishnapillai; Ravishankar Sadasivam; Jayaraman Balachander
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2011, The Authors. Journal compilation ©2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.
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