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Successful stenting of a left main coronary artery occlusion as a complication of RF ablation for wolff-Parkinson-white syndrome.
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PMID:  20883508     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome is a disorder characterized by presence of an accessory pathway that predisposes patients to tachyarrhythmias and sudden death. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is both effective and safe for patients with symptomatic tachyarrhythmias mediated by accessory atrioventricular pathways. During the procedure, fatal complications may occur but it is considered low in relation to the morbidity associated with the WPW syndrome. Coronary artery occlusion, as a complication of an RF catheter ablation, is quite rare. In this report, we present a 56-year-old male patient with a left main coronary artery (LMCA) occlusion during the ablation of left anterolateral wall accessory pathway. It should be kept in mind if the patient complains of new onset of severe chest pain, an immediate angiography should be performed. PACE 2012; 35:e43-e46).
Kivanc Yalin; Ebru Golcuk; Ahmet Kaya Bilge; Sabahattin Umman; Kamil Adalet
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  35     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e43-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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©2010, The Authors. Journal compilation ©2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Cardiology Department, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.
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