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Slow and wide QRS complex tachycardia as a unique complication following radiofrequency catheter ablation of a left-sided accessory pathway in a child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15865839     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Radiofrequency lesions can, theoretically, be the substrate for new persistent arrhythmias. As far as we know, this has never previously been encountered after transcatheter ablation of accessory pathways. A child with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome was referred for radiofrequency catheter ablation of a left-sided accessory pathway. After successful ablation of the accessory pathway using a retrograde transaortic approach, the child developed an incessant wide QRS complex tachycardia at slow rate that was resistant to pharmacologic interventions. The focus of the tachycardia was identical to the ventricular site of insertion of the eliminated accessory pathway.
Authors:
Radu Vatasescu; Laszlo Kornyei; Tamas Szili-Torok
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1047-9511     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Young     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-05-03     Completed Date:  2005-10-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  315-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Hungarian Institute of Cardiology, Budapest, Hungary.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Catheter Ablation*
Child
Electrocardiography*
Heart Conduction System / surgery
Humans
Male
Postoperative Complications
Tachycardia / etiology*
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome / surgery*

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