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Two-to-one conduction block between left atrium and right lower pulmonary vein preceding complete vein isolation during radiofrequency current ablation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15189546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 56-year-old patient with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation who developed a transient 2:1 block between the left atrium and right inferior pulmonary vein during a single application of radiofrequency current was described. The production of transient and complete atriovenous block by a single application of radiofrequency current demonstrates that a single connection between the pulmonary veins muscle and the left atrium may exist.
Authors:
Stefan Weber; Gjin Ndrepepa; Michael Schneider; Claus Schmitt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2004 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-10     Completed Date:  2004-09-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  829-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Universität Regensburg, Germany. stefan.weber@klinik.uni-regensburg.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atrial Fibrillation / etiology,  physiopathology,  surgery*
Atrial Premature Complexes / complications,  physiopathology,  surgery*
Catheter Ablation*
Electrocardiography*
Electrocardiography, Ambulatory
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Atria / physiopathology*
Heart Conduction System / physiopathology,  surgery
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Veins / physiopathology*,  surgery*
Treatment Outcome

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