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Radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrioventricular node reentry tachycardia with multiple slow atrioventricular node pathways.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7658616     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Catheter ablation was attempted in 2 patients with atrioventricular node reentry tachycardia which showed fast, intermediate and slow anterograde atrioventricular node pathways. Radiofrequency currents were applied within a restricted area of the tricuspid annulus between the His bundle and the ostium of the coronary sinus where presumed slow pathway potentials were identified. Elimination of both the intermediate and the slow pathways, with preservation of anterograde and retrograde fast pathway conduction, was achieved in both patients.
M Kaibara; A Konoe; S Isomoto; O A Centurion; T Hirata; O Hano; R Sakamoto; K Iwamoto; Z Liu; M Hayano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese circulation journal     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0047-1828     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn. Circ. J.     Publication Date:  1995 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-10-03     Completed Date:  1995-10-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806868     Medline TA:  Jpn Circ J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  224-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Third Department of Internal Medicine Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Atrioventricular Node
Catheter Ablation / methods*
Follow-Up Studies
Tachycardia, Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry / physiopathology,  therapy*

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