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Successful Cryoablation of Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia and Coexisting Accessory Pathways without Fluoroscopy.
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PMID:  23280143     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We report the case of a 14-year-old boy patient admitted to our outpatient clinic with palpitations and documented supraventricular tachycardia. Electrophysiological study and ablation were planned. In the electrophysiological study, two tachycardias with different cycle lengths and morphologies were induced. After elimination of the slow pathway, left posterior accessory pathway was detected and successfully ablated. Another pathway was detected following that ablation. Due to the slow retrograde conduction of this pathway, diltiazem infusion was started to uncover the accessory pathway. The second accessory pathway was at the left posteroseptal region and was successfully ablated. After a 30-minute waiting period, no tachycardia was induced. In addition, no fluoroscopy was used during the procedure.
Enes Elvin Gul; Fatma Seyma Ugur; Celal Akdeniz; Volkan Tuzcu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Congenital heart disease     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1747-0803     ISO Abbreviation:  Congenit Heart Dis     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101256510     Medline TA:  Congenit Heart Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Pediatric Cardiology/Electrophysiology, Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey.
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