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Radiofrequency catheter ablation as a primary therapy for treatment of ventricular tachycardia in a patient after repair of tetralogy of Fallot.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7971406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 20-year-old man with previous surgical repair of tetralogy of Fallot was admitted with hemodynamically significant ventricular tachycardia that was terminated with cardioversion. He was found at electrophysiological study to have easily inducible ventricular tachycardia that was mapped to the right ventricular outflow tract. Radiofrequency catheter ablation of the ventricular tachycardia focus rendered the patient's arrhythmia noninducible. This case represents a successful radiofrequency catheter ablation of a ventricular tachycardia focus associated with tetralogy of Fallot repair.
B G Goldner; R Cooper; W Blau; T J Cohen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  1994 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-12-01     Completed Date:  1994-12-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1441-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital-Cornell University Medical College, Manhasset, New York 11030.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial
Catheter Ablation*
Tachycardia, Ventricular / etiology,  physiopathology,  surgery*
Tetralogy of Fallot / complications,  surgery*

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