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Sustained bundle branch reentry in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and nondilated left ventricle.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9869954     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ventricular tachycardia is a well-known complication in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. We report the case of a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with easily inducible monomorphic ventricular tachycardia. Electrophysiology study demonstrated that bundle branch reentry was the mechanism of the tachycardia. The tachycardia was rendered non-inducible by radiofrequency ablation of the right bundle branch.
S Mittal; R F Coyne; I M Herling; D Z Kocovic; B B Pavri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1383-875X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-01-14     Completed Date:  1999-01-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9708966     Medline TA:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  73-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bundle of His / physiopathology
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / complications*,  physiopathology
Tachycardia, Ventricular / etiology,  physiopathology*

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