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J Am Acad Dermatol. 1997 May;36(5 Pt 2):881-4.

Acute radiodermatitis after radiofrequency catheter ablation.

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Department of Dermatology, St. Louis University Health Sciences Center, MO 63104, USA.

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.

PMID:
9146574
DOI:
10.1016/s0190-9622(97)70047-1
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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