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Successful ablation of ventricular tachycardia after correction of tetralogy of Fallot.
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PMID:  24842776     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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We present a case of a patient who, after correction of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), experienced runs of ventricular tachycardia (VT). Mapping of the aortic root showed that the critical component of the reentry was located within the noncoronary cusp. The potential explanations of such an unusual isthmus location may be the presence of myocardial extensions in the aortic root or the close vicinity of the right ventricle (RV) to the noncoronary cusp, since in TOF the aorta overrides the RV. Our case highlights the advantage of using electroanatomic mapping systems together with intracardiac echocardiography in such complex cases.
Authors:
D Grieco; P Peichl; R Cihák; J Kautzner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-5-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Herzschrittmachertherapie & Elektrophysiologie     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1435-1544     ISO Abbreviation:  Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol     Publication Date:  2014 May 
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Created Date:  2014-5-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9425873     Medline TA:  Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Vernacular Title:
Erfolgreiche Ablation einer ventrikulären Tachykardie nach Korrektur einer Fallot-Tetralogie.
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