When to go epicardially during ventricular tachycardia ablation Role of surface electrocardiogram

Emin Ozcan, Gábor Széplaki, Tamás Tahin, István Osztheimer, Szabolcs Szilágyi, Béla Merkely, László Gellér

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Abstract

Early recognition of ventricular tachycardias (VTs) with epicardial circuits is crucial. Surface electrocardiogram (ECG) suggesting an epicardial origin could guide ablation procedures and increase success rates. A 35-year-old female patient with VT treated by combined epicardial and endocardial ablation approach is presented in this report, and the role of surface electrocardiogram and timing of epicardial access is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)182-185
Number of pages4
JournalInterventional Medicine and Applied Science
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2013

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Keywords

  • ablation
  • endocardial
  • epicardial
  • surface electrocardiogram
  • ventricular tachycardia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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