The case of the successful catheter ablationof epicardial monofocal right atrium tachycardiaby transaortic access

Authors: Filatov A.G., Yakh’yaev Ya.B., Sabirov Sh.N.

Company: Bakoulev National Medical Research Center for Cardiovascular Surgery of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Rublevskoe shosse, 135, Moscow, 121552, Russian Federation

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For citation: Filatov A.G., Yakh’yaev Ya.B., Sabirov Sh.N. The case of the successful catheter ablation of epicardial monofocal right atrium tachycardia by transaortic access. Creative Cardiology. 2018; 12 (3): 284–9 (in Russ.). DOI: 10.24022/1997-3187-2018-12-2-284-289

Received / Accepted:  31.05.2018/11.06.2018

Keywords: catheter ablation percutaneous coronary intervention ostium of the coronary arteries Valsalva sinus atrium tachycardia

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Local atrial tachycardia may appear in different parts of the both atriums, auricles and aortic root. However there is some information about radio frequent ablation of aortic root. The damage of coronary artery ostium during the ablation may cause serious complications and may become the reason of the vessel occlusion. Nevertheless it should be said that such kind of damage is very rarely (3%) and may be successfully corrected with percutaneous coronary intervention. One way of prevention such complication is intrasurgical polyproectional coronarography for measuring the distance between coronary artery and ablation catheter before the beginning of radiofrequent procedure.


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Chief Editor

Leo A. Bockeria, MD, PhD, DSc, Professor, Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences, President of Bakoulev National Medical Research Center for Cardiovascular Surgery