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Pseudo-pacemaker syndrome following inadvertent fast pathway ablation for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8269289     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia that is refractory to drug treatment has recently been treated with radiofrequency catheter ablation. In this case report we describe a patient with atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in whom radiofrequency ablation of slow pathway was attempted, with inadvertent damage to the fast pathway. The patient developed marked first-degree atrioventricular block associated with symptoms mimicking pacemaker syndrome.
Y H Kim; S O'Nunain; T Trouton; G Sosa-Suarez; R A Levine; H Garan; J N Ruskin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1045-3873     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Cardiovasc. Electrophysiol.     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-01-31     Completed Date:  1994-01-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010756     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  178-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Massachusetts General Hospital, Cardiac Unit, Boston 02114.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial / adverse effects
Catheter Ablation / adverse effects*
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Block / etiology*
Middle Aged
Tachycardia, Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry / physiopathology,  therapy*

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