The case of the successful catheter ablation of epicardial monofocal right atrium tachycardia by transaortic access HTML

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

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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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24022/1997-3187-2018-12-3-284-289

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

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

Abstract

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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About Authors

Chief Editor

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