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Am J Cardiol. 1997 Dec 15;80(12):1609-10.

Long-term follow-up after radiofrequency ablation of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia in patients with tachycardia-induced atrial fibrillation.

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Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109-0022, USA.

Abstract

Four of 12 patients (33%) with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) and tachycardia-induced atrial fibrillation (AF) had recurrences of paroxysmal AF after successful catheter ablation of the PSVT. This study demonstrates that AF often remains a problem after radiofrequency catheter ablation of PSVT in patients with tachycardia-induced AF, and it may not be possible to predict in which patients this will be the case.

PMID:
9416948
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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