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Focal atrial tachycardia arising from the right atrial appendage: electrophysiologic and electrocardiographic characteristics and catheter ablation.

Authors
  • Zhang, T1
  • Li, X-B
  • Wang, Y-L
  • Yin, J-X
  • Zhang, P
  • Zhang, H-C
  • Xu, Y
  • Guo, J-H
  • 1 Department of Cardiology, People's Hospital, Peking University, Beijing, China. , (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of clinical practice
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2009
Volume
63
Issue
3
Pages
417–424
Identifiers
PMID: 18005038
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The RAA is an uncommon site of origin for focal AT 2.4%. There is consistent P-wave morphology and endocardial activation associated with this type of AT. Using mapping targeted to anatomic structures achieved a high success rate for ablation. Irrigated-tip catheter may be helpful for patients who had a recurrence.

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