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Successful catheter ablation of focal ventricular fibrillation originating from the right ventricle.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19377879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sudden cardiac death from ventricular fibrillation (VF) typically occurs in patients with structural heart disease, but in 5 to 10 percent VF is "idiopathic," occurring in normal hearts. Recently, there has been the description and growing recognition of patients with VF that has a focal origin, the common sites being in the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) and sites in the left ventricle. A focus within the right ventricle outside the RVOT is rare. We present a case of a woman with VF storm that was localized to the inferobasal right ventricle and was successfully treated with radiofrequency ablation.
Authors:
William M Suh; Steven J Fowler; Timothy Yeh; Subramaniam C Krishnan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-04-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1572-8595     ISO Abbreviation:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-26     Completed Date:  2010-02-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9708966     Medline TA:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive, Building 53, Mail Route 81, Room 100, Orange, CA, 92868-4080, USA. willsuh@gmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Catheter Ablation / methods*
Female
Heart Ventricles / surgery*
Humans
Treatment Outcome
Ventricular Fibrillation / diagnosis*,  surgery*

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