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Surgical treatment of supraventricular tachycardia: a five-year experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2432565     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two hundred and eight patients underwent operative therapy of supraventricular tachycardia between June 1984 and June 1986. There were 196 patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, one with AV nodal reentry, two with atrial flutter, one with ectopic atrial tachycardia, three with paroxysmal sinus tachycardia, and five with atrial fibrillation. Map guided or direct surgery was performed in all patients except the three with atrial fibrillation. Direct surgery was generally successful with failures including one patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, one with atrial flutter, and the three patients with paroxysmal sinus tachycardia. There was no mortality. Major complications were uncommon and included three resternotomies for bleeding, one chylopericardium. Six patients required reoperation.
Authors:
G M Guiraudon; G J Klein; A D Sharma; R Yee; D G McLellan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  1986 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-02-17     Completed Date:  1987-02-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1376-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atrial Flutter / surgery
Atrioventricular Node / surgery
Bundle of His / surgery
Humans
Sinoatrial Node / surgery
Tachycardia, Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry / surgery
Tachycardia, Paroxysmal / surgery
Tachycardia, Sinus / surgery
Tachycardia, Supraventricular / surgery*
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome / surgery

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