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Radiofrequency catheter ablation as a cure for idiopathic tachycardia of both left and right ventricular origin.

Authors
  • Coggins, D L
  • Lee, R J
  • Sweeney, J
  • Chein, W W
  • Van Hare, G
  • Epstein, L
  • Gonzalez, R
  • Griffin, J C
  • Lesh, M D
  • Scheinman, M M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
May 01, 1994
Volume
23
Issue
6
Pages
1333–1341
Identifiers
PMID: 8176091
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Radiofrequency catheter ablation is an effective treatment for idiopathic ventricular tachycardia. The site of origin of tachycardia is best identified using pace mapping. Significant complications can occur and should be considered in the risk/benefit analysis for each patient.

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