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A case of inappropriate sinus tachycardia after atrio-ventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia cryoablation successfully treated by ivabradine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20219757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We illustrate a case of persistent inappropriate sinus tachycardia after slow pathway atrio-ventricular (AV) nodal reentrant tachycardia cryoablation, and inadvertent fast pathway lesion with residual first-degree AV block in a 72-year-old man with a small Koch's triangle. At the end of the cryoprocedure, the patient presented with sinus tachycardia 100 b.p.m., while PR was 300 ms. An accelerated sinus rhythm and a PR prolongation persisted over time. The patient was successfully treated with ivabradine with no effect on atrioventricular node conduction.
Authors:
Antonio De Sisti; Joelci Tonet; Ali Benkaci; Robert Frank
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-2092     ISO Abbreviation:  Europace     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-22     Completed Date:  2010-10-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883649     Medline TA:  Europace     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1029-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Rhythmology Department, Cardiology Institute, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris 75015, France. antoniodesisti@yahoo.fr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Benzazepines / administration & dosage*
Cryosurgery / adverse effects*
Humans
Male
Tachycardia, Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry / complications*,  surgery*
Tachycardia, Sinus / diagnosis,  etiology*,  prevention & control*
Treatment Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Benzazepines; 155974-00-8/ivabradine

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