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Unusual site of origin of a non-automatic focal right ventricular tachycardia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22275747     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Focal right ventricular tachycardia is relatively uncommon. It usually arises from specific anatomic locations. A 59-year-old woman with a structurally normal heart and an automatic cardioverter-defibrillator implanted beforehand presented with drug-resistant incessant ventricular tachycardia for which 1786 anti-tachycardia pacing therapies and 119 shocks had been delivered. Electroanatomical mapping showed focal tachycardia originating from the acute margin of the right ventricle. Irrigated catheter ablation was performed successfully.
Tchavdar N Shalganov; Milko K Stoyanov; Mihail M Protich
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hellenic journal of cardiology : HJC = Hellēnikē kardiologikē epitheōrēsē     Volume:  53     ISSN:  2241-5955     ISO Abbreviation:  Hellenic J Cardiol     Publication Date:    2012 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-25     Completed Date:  2012-05-21     Revised Date:  2013-08-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257381     Medline TA:  Hellenic J Cardiol     Country:  Greece    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  74-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, National Heart Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria.
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MeSH Terms
Catheter Ablation*
Defibrillators, Implantable
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac
Middle Aged
Tachycardia, Ventricular / physiopathology*,  surgery,  therapy

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