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Acute radiodermatitis after radiofrequency catheter ablation.

Authors
  • Nahass, G T
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
May 01, 1997
Volume
36
Issue
5 Pt 2
Pages
881–884
Identifiers
PMID: 9146574
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation is used in the treatment of a variety of arrhythmias. This report describes the development of acute radiodermatitis after two prolonged RF catheter ablation procedures for supraventricular tachycardia. It also reviews the characteristics and treatment of radiation-induced skin reactions.

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