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Reverse BBRVT in a structurally normal heart.
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PMID:  23252015     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
We present a case of bundle-branch reentry ventricular tachycardia with RBBB morphology (reverse BBRVT) in a patient with preexisting right bundle-branch block and without apparent structural heart disease.The diagnosis of BBRVT may be very challenging due to the similar wide QRS morphology during tachycardia and in sinus rhythm, rather suggesting a supraventricular origin. BBRVT should be suspected even in the absence of structural heart disease, but especially in patients with extensive underlying His-Purkinje conduction disorders. The aetiology, mechanism, diagnostic issues and treatment are briefly reviewed.
Thomas Phlips; Hemant Ramchurn; Luc De Roy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cardiologica     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0001-5385     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cardiol     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370570     Medline TA:  Acta Cardiol     Country:  Belgium    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  603-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiology Service, Electrophysiology Unit, University Hospital Mont-Godinne (UCL), Yvoir, Belgium.
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