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Radiofrequency catheter ablation of an incessant supraventricular tachycardia in a premature neonate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12049384     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 32-week, premature neonate with incessant supraventricular tachycardia and hemodynamic compromise who failed to respond to antenatal and postnatal antiarrhythmic therapy underwent successful radiofrequency catheter ablation (RCA) of a concealed left free-wall accessory pathway when the infant was 4-days-old and weighed only 1,840 grams. At follow-up performed 60 days after the procedure, the infant remained free of any drug, in sinus rhythm, and in normal hemodynamic condition.
Authors:
Josep Brugada; Ricardo Closas; Augusto Ordóñez; Maged Mabrok; Mihaela Grecu; Jordi Mercé; Carlos Mortera
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-06     Completed Date:  2003-01-14     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:  866-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Arrythmia Unit, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu--Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Spain. jbrugada@medicina.ub.es
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Catheter Ablation / methods*
Electrocardiography
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Infant, Premature, Diseases / physiopathology,  surgery*
Male
Pregnancy
Tachycardia, Supraventricular / complications,  surgery*
Ventricular Dysfunction / complications,  surgery
Ventricular Function, Left / physiology

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