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Radiofrequency catheter ablation from the left sinus of Valsalva in a patient with idiopathic ventricular tachycardia.
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PMID:  10914376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the case of a 54-year-old woman with idiopathic VT originating in the left ventricular outflow tract. She initially presented with palpitations and light-headedness. The morphology of the PVCs exhibited an inferior axis and tall R waves were noted in all the precordial leads. Spontaneous PVCs were transiently terminated by an intravenous injection of adenosine triphosphate. Radiofrequency catheter ablation from the left sinus of Valsalva successfully abolished the PVCs and the VT.
N Takahashi; T Saikawa; A Oribe; T Ooie; T Iwao; M Arikawa; M Nakagawa; M Hara; T Takakura; E Shimoike; Y Kaji; M Ito; T Sakata
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2000 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-12-01     Completed Date:  2000-12-01     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:  1172-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine I, Oita Medical University, School of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Catheter Ablation / methods*
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac
Middle Aged
Sinus of Valsalva*
Tachycardia, Ventricular / diagnosis,  surgery*
Ventricular Premature Complexes / surgery

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