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Three dimensional epicardial mapping and ablation of recurrent non-ischaemic ventricular tachycardia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22664820     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Radiofrequency ablation is a therapeutic option for recurrent ventricular tachycardia (VT) in both ischaemic and non-ischaemic subsets. Usually this is attempted by mapping endocardially; however, in some situations epicardial approach may be needed to access the VT circuit. We report two cases in which epicardial approach was used to successfully ablate the VT, when endocardial ablation was ineffective.
Aman Makhija; Ajit Thachil; B Hygriv Rao; K Sharada; Calambur Narasimhan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian heart journal     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0019-4832     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Heart J     Publication Date:    2012 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-05     Completed Date:  2013-08-27     Revised Date:  2014-03-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374675     Medline TA:  Indian Heart J     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  324-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Cardiological Society of India. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Catheter Ablation*
Epicardial Mapping*
Imaging, Three-Dimensional*
Middle Aged
Tachycardia, Ventricular / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  surgery*

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