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A transbaffle approach to ablation in a child with an extracardiac fontan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19744273     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present the case of an 11-year-old with D-transposition, double inlet left ventricle, and dextrocardia 8 years following an extracardiac Fontan with supraventricular tachycardia mediated by a concealed accessory pathway. A transbaffle puncture was performed with fluoroscopic and transesophageal echocardiography guidance and the pathway location as well as its proximity to the HIS bundle were identified. The pathway was successfully ablated and the patient is asymptomatic for 12 months postablation.
Authors:
Robert H Pass; Lynn Nappo; Paul Eugenio; Leo Lopez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-09-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-06     Completed Date:  2010-08-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  368-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology Service - Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics - Children's Hospital at Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA. Pediheart@aol.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Catheter Ablation*
Child
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Heart Defects, Congenital / physiopathology
Humans
Male
Tachycardia, Supraventricular / physiopathology,  surgery*
Ultrasonography, Interventional

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