ectopic junctional tachycardia

Summary

Summary: A tachycardia arising in the conduction tissues surrounding the atrioventricular node. It usually occurs during myocardial infarction, after heart surgery, or in digitalis intoxication. The rate may range from 140 to 250 beats per minute.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Impact of junctional ectopic tachycardia on postoperative morbidity following repair of congenital heart defects
    A Dodge-Khatami
    Cardiothoracic Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3JH, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:255-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Use of intravenous amiodarone for postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia in children
    W P Laird
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 24:133-7. 2003
  3. ncbi Late occurrence of adenosine-sensitive focal junctional tachycardia in complex congenital heart disease
    Eun-Jung Bae
    Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children's Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:115-22. 2005
  4. ncbi [Atrial insertion of accessory pathways in permanent reciprocating junctional tachycardia]
    M Elbaz
    Service de cardiologie, CHU Purpan, Toulouse
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 88:1399-405. 1995
  5. ncbi Pacemaking in the AV node
    Cees A Swenne
    Heart Rhythm 4:1336-7. 2007
  6. ncbi Autonomic control and innervation of the atrioventricular junctional pacemaker
    William J Hucker
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:1326-35. 2007
  7. ncbi [Ectopic junctional tachycardia of the neonate]
    N Derval
    , , avenue de Magellan 33604 Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 96:524-8. 2003
  8. ncbi ECGs in the ED
    Ronn E Tanel
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:407-8. 2005
  9. ncbi [Management by hypothermia of junctional ectopic tachycardia appearing after pediatric heart surgery]
    Ignacio Mosquera Pérez
    Area del Corazón Complexo Hospitalario Juan Canalejo A Coruna Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 56:510-4. 2003
  10. ncbi Morphological characteristics of P waves during selective pulmonary vein pacing
    T Yamane
    , Bordeaux-Pessac, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1505-10. 2001

Scientific Experts

Detail Information

Publications92

  1. ncbi Impact of junctional ectopic tachycardia on postoperative morbidity following repair of congenital heart defects
    A Dodge-Khatami
    Cardiothoracic Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3JH, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:255-9. 2002
    ..Better understanding of the mechanism underlying JET is required to achieve prevention, faster arrhythmic conversion, and reduction of associated in-hospital morbidity...
  2. ncbi Use of intravenous amiodarone for postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia in children
    W P Laird
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 24:133-7. 2003
    ..Long-term oral therapy is usually not necessary...
  3. ncbi Late occurrence of adenosine-sensitive focal junctional tachycardia in complex congenital heart disease
    Eun-Jung Bae
    Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children's Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:115-22. 2005
    ..The tachycardia mechanism was either automatic/triggered or reentrant. In all patients, JT was effectively terminated by adenosine...
  4. ncbi [Atrial insertion of accessory pathways in permanent reciprocating junctional tachycardia]
    M Elbaz
    Service de cardiologie, CHU Purpan, Toulouse
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 88:1399-405. 1995
    ..The authors conclude that the accessory pathways of PRJT may be situated in different regions of the right atrium. The efficacy of catheter ablation was 100 % in this form of tachycardia...
  5. ncbi Pacemaking in the AV node
    Cees A Swenne
    Heart Rhythm 4:1336-7. 2007
  6. ncbi Autonomic control and innervation of the atrioventricular junctional pacemaker
    William J Hucker
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:1326-35. 2007
    ..However, under pathologic conditions, the AV junction may become the pacemaker of the heart. Unlike the well-characterized sinoatrial node (SAN), autonomic control of the AV junctional pacemaker has not been studied...
  7. ncbi [Ectopic junctional tachycardia of the neonate]
    N Derval
    , , avenue de Magellan 33604 Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 96:524-8. 2003
    Congenital ectopic junctional tachycardia (EJT) is a rare arrhythmia presenting in the first 6 months of life. It is often resistant to antiarrhythmic drugs and its poor prognosis (35% mortality) explains its often complex management...
  8. ncbi ECGs in the ED
    Ronn E Tanel
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:407-8. 2005
  9. ncbi [Management by hypothermia of junctional ectopic tachycardia appearing after pediatric heart surgery]
    Ignacio Mosquera Pérez
    Area del Corazón Complexo Hospitalario Juan Canalejo A Coruna Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 56:510-4. 2003
    ..Arterial pressure and diuresis tended to increase and central venous pressure tended to decrease. No direct adverse events occurred. All the patients but one survived and are alive and free of neurological deficits after 15 12 months...
  10. ncbi Morphological characteristics of P waves during selective pulmonary vein pacing
    T Yamane
    , Bordeaux-Pessac, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1505-10. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Pacing from the different PVs produced a P-wave with distinctive characteristics that could be used as criteria in an algorithm to identify the PV of origin with an accuracy of 79%...
  11. ncbi Use of a modified, commercially available temporary pacemaker for R wave synchronized atrial pacing in postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia
    Jan Janousek
    Kardiocentrum, University Hospital Motol, V Uvalu 84, 150 06 Prague, Czech Republic
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:579-86. 2003
    ..R wave synchronized atrial pacing should be included in the standard management protocol of postoperative JET...
  12. ncbi Postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia in children: incidence, risk factors, and treatment
    Timothy M Hoffman
    Division of Cardiology, The Cardiac Center at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1607-11. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine perioperative risk factors for the development of JET...
  13. ncbi Junctional ectopic tachycardia following complete heart block associated with viral myocarditis
    J A Maiers
    Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Hospital for Children, 702 Barnhill Drive, Riley Research Room 127, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:367-8. 2006
    ..We describe the case of an infant progressing from sinus rhythm to complete heart block, junctional ectopic tachycardia, and back to sinus rhythm as the only manifestation of viral myocarditis...
  14. ncbi Atrial activation sequence during junctional tachycardia induced by thermal stimulation of Koch's triangle in canine blood-perfused atrioventricular node preparation
    Atsushi Iwasa
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:753-60. 2002
    ..The impulse from the stimulation site appeared to conduct via the posterior input to the compact AVN and junctional tachycardia was generated. When the posterior input was interrupted, atrial tachycardia was generated...
  15. ncbi Congenital junctional ectopic tachycardia in children and adolescents: a 20 year experience based study
    B Sarubbi
    Second University of Naples, Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Heart 88:188-90. 2002
  16. ncbi Permanent form of junctional reciprocating tachycardia in adults: peculiar features and results of radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Alexandre Meiltz
    Cardiovascular Department, , CH-1217 Meyrin, Geneva, Switzerland
    Europace 8:21-8. 2006
    ..Radiofrequency catheter ablation is highly effective and should be considered as the treatment of first choice in adult patients with PJRT...
  17. ncbi [Permanent junction reciprocating tachycardia--treatment with radiofrequency current ablation]
    Zbigniew Kalarus
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 108:663-9. 2002
    ..58 min (SD +/- 11.14). Among analyzed patients we did not noticed any complications during ablation procedure. Patients with PJRT could be safe and successfully treated using RFCA...
  18. ncbi [Long RP' tachycardia]
    Kohei Tanizaki
    Department of Cardiology, Tokyo Women's Medical University
    Nippon Rinsho . 2007
  19. ncbi Intravenous flecainide for the treatment of junctional ectopic tachycardia after surgery for congenital heart disease
    Gabriele Bronzetti
    Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:148-51; discussion 151. 2003
    ..Strict care and a fast and effective antiarrhythmic strategy are essential, because mortality largely depends on the duration of the arrhythmia...
  20. ncbi A permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia with atypical location, treated with radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Sedat Kose
    Department of Cardiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Cardiol 57:371-5. 2002
    ..The accessory pathways in PJRT are typically located in the posteroseptal region. We report a case of successful radiofrequency catheter ablation in a 28-year-old male patient with PJRT due to a left posterolateral accessory pathway...
  21. ncbi [Successful pregnancy after Fontan procedure complicated by recurrent junctional tachycardia]
    B Gerardin
    Service de cardiologie, hôpital Saint Camille, Bry sur Marne
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 86:935-8. 1993
    ..This pregnancy was associated with aggravation of attacks of junctional tachycardia which became symptomatic and recurrent despite prescription of several antiarrhythmic agents...
  22. ncbi Irregular narrow-QRS tachycardia: what is the mechanism?
    Alexander Mazur
    Department of Cardiology, Beilinson Campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:369-70. 2004
  23. ncbi A case of congenital junctional ectopic tachycardia: diagnosis and successful radiofrequency catheter ablation in infancy
    Eun Jung Bae
    Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children s Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:254-7. 2005
    ..This report also describes successful emergent radiofrequency catheter ablation of congenital JET in infancy with preservation of normal AV nodal conduction for this patient...
  24. ncbi Clinical characteristics and management of paroxysmal junctional tachycardia in the elderly
    O Yangni N'Da'
    Service de cardiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Brabois, Vandoeuvre les Nancy
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 101:143-8. 2008
    ..The proportion of elderly subjects is in progress. While atrial fibrillation is the most frequent arrhythmia after the age of 70 years, other tachycardias also occur in the elderly...
  25. ncbi Left ventricular dysfunction resulting from frequent unifocal ventricular ectopics with resolution following radiofrequency ablation
    D P Redfearn
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
    Europace 5:247-50. 2003
    ..Successful ablation of the RVOT ectopic focus resulted in normalization of LV size and function. This case suggests that frequent ventricular ectopy should be considered as a potentially remediable cause of LV dysfunction...
  26. ncbi [Paroxysmal tachycardia in a patient with a permanent form of junctional reciprocating tachycardia. A case report]
    Rodrigo Isa
    , Departamento de Enfermedades Cardiovasculares, Hospital Clinico y Facultad de Medicina,
    Rev Med Chil 132:608-13. 2004
    ..A left posterolateral accessory pathway was documented. Reciprocating paroxysmal tachycardia was induced by electrical stimulation and a successful pathway ablation was performed...
  27. ncbi Autonomic innervation of the atrioventricular junctional pacemaker
    Youhua Zhang
    Heart Rhythm 5:502-3; author reply 503-4. 2008
  28. ncbi ECGs in the ED
    Ronn E Tanel
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:757-8. 2007
  29. ncbi Postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia (JET)
    N A Haas
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane Rode Road, Chermside, Qld 4032, Australia
    Z Kardiol 93:371-80. 2004
    ..Surgical intervention or catheter ablation of the HIS-bundle is rarely necessary. This article reviews the literature about JET over the past years and offers a specific treatment protocol...
  30. ncbi Antegrade conduction over a concealed accessory pathway after His bundle catheter ablation
    K Nzayinambaho
    Department of Cardiology, , Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 44:423-8. 1989
    ..The absence of antegrade conduction over the AP before ablation is likely due to its decremental properties of conduction and to repetitive retrograde concealed conduction from the normal pathway...
  31. ncbi Hypocalcemia, hyperkalemia, and junctional or sinoventricular rhythm
    David H Spodick
    Cardiology Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 14:273. 2005
  32. ncbi Narrow QRS complex tachycardia following tricuspid valve replacement
    Volkhard Goeber
    Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:965-6. 2004
  33. ncbi Successful use of an intravenous infusion of flecainide and amiodarone for a refractory combination of postoperative junctional and ectopic tachycardias
    Nikolaus A Haas
    Department of Paediatric Intensive Care, The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Cardiol Young 15:427-30. 2005
    ..Treatment of refractory supraventricular tachycardias with amiodarone combined with flecainide can be very effective in the setting of postoperative cardiac intensive care...
  34. ncbi Electrocardiology teacher analysis and review. 4:3 atrioventricular Wenckebach exit block with (probable) Ashman phenomenon during junctional tachycardia
    David H Spodick
    Cardiology Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:285. 2004
  35. ncbi Arrhythmia in early post cardiac surgery in pediatrics: Siriraj experience
    Kanoknaphat Chaiyarak
    Her Majesty Cardiac Center, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 91:507-14. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence, risk factors and outcome of early postoperative arrhythmias in pediatric patients with congenital heart disease...
  36. ncbi Catheter ablation of junctional ectopic tachycardia in children, with preservation of atrioventricular conduction
    M Emmel
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology, University Hospital of Cologne, Joseph-Stelzmann-Strasse 9, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:280-6. 2005
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Radio frequency catheter ablation of junctional ectopic tachycardia is feasible with preservation of atrioventricular conduction...
  37. ncbi Amiodarone for post-operative junctional ectopic tachycardia
    Kevin Plumpton
    Paediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, The Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cardiol Young 15:13-8. 2005
    ..Reported life threatening arrhythmias, however, suggest that intravenous amiodarone should be restricted to a setting where invasive monitoring and external cardiac pacing are available...
  38. ncbi Intravenous amiodarone for incessant tachyarrhythmias in children: a randomized, double-blind, antiarrhythmic drug trial
    J Philip Saul
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Circulation 112:3470-7. 2005
    ..Intravenous (IV) amiodarone has proven efficacy in adults. However, its use in children is based on limited retrospective data...
  39. ncbi Intravenous induction of therapeutic hypothermia in the management of junctional ectopic tachycardia: a pilot study
    Brendan Patrick Kelly
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:11-7. 2010
    ..Intravenous induction of therapeutic hypothermia can be safely and effectively performed for children with JET. Further studies, powered for clinically relevant outcomes, should evaluate this potentially valuable therapeutic method...
  40. ncbi Magnesium supplementation during cardiopulmonary bypass to prevent junctional ectopic tachycardia after pediatric cardiac surgery: a randomized controlled study
    Ana M Manrique
    Department of Pediatrics, Heart Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:162-169.e2. 2010
    ....
  41. ncbi How to diagnose junctional ectopic tachycardia using temporary epicardial atrial lead
    Angela Tsiperfal
    Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, M2160, Stanford, CA 99305, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 23:98-9. 2008
  42. ncbi [CME-ECG 19. Solution. Syncope]
    Corinna B Brunckhorst
    , Departement Innere Medizin,
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 97:274-5. 2008
  43. ncbi Cryoablation of junctional tachycardia at high risk of atrio-ventricular block
    G Nadji
    Service de cardiologie, Centre hospitalier universitaire d Amiens Picardie, Avenue Rene Laennec, Amiens Cedex
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 101:149-54. 2008
    ..This study reports the results of an approach using cryoablation for the treatment of junctional tachycardia (JT) in selected patients at high risk of atrio-ventricular (AV) block...
  44. ncbi Intrahisian conduction disease and junctional ectopic tachycardia
    Valentino Ducceschi
    Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care Unit, Vallo della Lucania, Salerno, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:378-81. 2008
    ..We report the case of a 68-year-old man with episodes of sustained ventricular tachycardia and repetitive JET whose initiation was often anticipated by a sudden intrahisian conduction delay in the immediately preceding sinus beats...
  45. ncbi Propranolol: a new indication for an old drug in preventing postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia after surgical repair of tetralogy of Fallot
    Alaa Basiouni S Mahmoud
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, MBC J 16, P O Box 40047, Jeddah 21499, Saudi Arabia
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:184-7. 2008
    ..A prospective randomized study may help to elucidate the exact relationship between the preoperative use of propranolol and the incidence of postoperative JET...
  46. ncbi Isolated junctional tachycardia in a patient with pheochromocytoma: an unusual presentation of an uncommon disease
    Jeffrey J Kim
    Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:986-8. 2008
    ..Further evaluation revealed that she had an extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma, which was the cause of her arrhythmia and subsequent symptomatology...
  47. ncbi [Coumel's tachycardia (permanent form of junctional reciprocating tachycardia)]
    Tetsuo Yagi
    Department of Cardiology, Sendai City Hospital
    Nippon Rinsho . 2007
  48. ncbi Re: Atrioventricular junctional tachycardia with rate (acceleration)-dependent aberrancy
    Stephen Austin
    Am Heart Hosp J 5:127-8; author reply 128. 2007
  49. ncbi Remote magnetic catheter mapping and ablation of permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia in a seven-year-old child
    Andreas Pflaumer
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Muenchen, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:882-5. 2007
    ..Remote magnetic navigation may improve precise mapping and catheter stability during ablation, as well as reduce fluoroscopy time, especially in conjunction with a non-fluoroscopic mapping system...
  50. ncbi Atrioventricular junctional tachycardia with rate (acceleration)-dependent aberrancy
    David H Spodick
    Cardiology Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 4:300. 2006
  51. ncbi Transcatheter cryothermal ablation of junctional ectopic tachycardia in the normal heart
    Ian H Law
    Children s Hospital of Iowa, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, 55242 1083, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:903-7. 2006
    ..Junctional ectopic tachycardia in the normal heart is rare and often is resistant to pharmacologic management. Transcatheter ablation using radiofrequency energy places the AV node at risk...
  52. ncbi Can successful radiofrequency ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia be predicted by pattern of junctional ectopy?
    Mohammad Hossein Nikoo
    Department of Pacemaker and Electrophysiology, Rajaie Cardiovascular Research and Medical Center, Tehran, Iran
    J Electrocardiol 41:39-43. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate in detail the characteristics of the JR that develops during the RF ablation of the slow pathway...
  53. ncbi Documenting junctional ectopic tachycardia following pediatric open heart surgery
    Aungkana Gengsakul
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:S214-22. 2005
    ..To determine appropriated documentations for diagnosis junctional ectopic tachycardia (JET) before treatment in post-operative open heart surgery and identify risk factors for post-operative cardiac arrhythmias in children...
  54. ncbi A prospective analysis of the incidence and risk factors associated with junctional ectopic tachycardia following surgery for congenital heart disease
    A S Batra
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:51-5. 2006
    ..Longer ischemic time is the best predictor of JET. Patients undergoing arterial switch operation, AV canal repair, and Norwood repair are at highest risk of postoperative JET and should be considered for prophylactic therapy...
  55. ncbi Which parameters describe the electrophysiological properties of successful slow pathway RF ablation in patients with common atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia?
    Gerardo Nigro
    Department of Cardiology, Monaldi Hospital, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 10:126-9. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was describe the electrophysiological properties of successful slow pathway RF ablation in patients with common atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia...
  56. ncbi Supraventricular tachycardia in children
    D M van der Merwe
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, and Tygerberg Children's Hospital, Tygerberg
    Cardiovasc J S Afr 15:64-9. 2004
    ..Care must therefore be taken to choose medication regimens that are likely to be effective with the minimum risk of potentiating abnormal haemodynamics or conduction...
  57. ncbi Atrial pacing during radiofrequency ablation of junctional ectopic tachycardia--a useful technique for avoiding atrioventricular bloc
    H Fukuhara
    Department of Pediatrics, Japanese Red Cross Society Wakayama Medical Center, Wakayama, Japan
    Jpn Circ J 65:242-4. 2001
    ..Rapid atrial pacing during RFCA of JET may be safely used to avoid AV block...
  58. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of junctional ectopic tachycardia
    E Villazon
    Department of Pediatrics, Saint-Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Cardiol 22:160-2. 2001
    ..The diagnosis was based on the evidence of ventricular tachycardia with atrioventricular (AV) dissociation and the simultaneous occurrence of atrial and ventricular contractions during an episode of tachycardia with 1:1 AV relationship...
  59. ncbi Congestive heart failure treated by the upgrade from VVI to DDD pacing
    S A Kontoyannis
    University of Athens School of Medicine, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Greece
    Acta Cardiol 55:41-3. 2000
    ....
  60. ncbi Successful radiofrequency ablation in an infant with drug-resistant permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia
    E Jaeggi
    Adolph Basser Cardiac Institute, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cardiol Young 9:621-3. 1999
    ..Curative arrhythmia treatment with this technique, however, is still uncommon in neonates and infants. Reported here is our experience in the management of an 8-week-old with drug-resistant permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia...
  61. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of a familial form of junctional ectopic tachycardia
    J M Lupoglazoff
    Paediatric Cardiology Department, Robert Debre Hospital, Paris, France
    Prenat Diagn 19:767-70. 1999
    ..A fetal tachycardia of moderately high rate with a 1/1 retrograde conduction and poor cardiac tolerance can be due to JET. In such cases, the use of amiodarone can be considered as a first line drug...
  62. ncbi Effect of adenosine and verapamil in catecholamine-induced accelerated atrioventricular junctional rhythm: insights into the underlying mechanism
    K L Lee
    University Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, PR China
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 22:866-70. 1999
    ..This suggests that, under catecholamine stimulation, adenosine may have different mechanisms of action on AV nodal conduction and automaticity...
  63. ncbi Neonatal radiofrequency catheter ablation of junctional tachycardias
    C I Berul
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Boston Floating Hospital for Children New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2:91-100. 1998
    ....
  64. ncbi Early and late atrial dysrhythmias after modified Fontan operation
    T Paul
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Hannover Medical School, Germany
    Pediatr Med Chir 20:9-11. 1998
    ..Early supraventricular tachycardia/sinus node dysfunction and the atriopulmonary type of Fontan connection were significant risk factors for late atrial dysrhythmias...
  65. ncbi Junctional ectopic tachycardia in six paediatric patients
    A M Cilliers
    Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Heart 78:413-5. 1997
    ..Sotalol, when used as single or combination treatment, was partially successful in four cases in reducing heart rate. None of the patients reverted to sinus rhythm...
  66. ncbi [Radiofrequency ablation of the atrioventricular accessory pathways. Value of unipolar and bipolar recordings]
    E Aliot
    Service de cardiologie, , Nancy
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 89:89-97. 1996
    ..The use of unipolar electrograms could therefore represent a fundamental step in improving the localisation of accessory pathways and thereby reducing the number of useless applications of radiofrequency energy...
  67. ncbi [Management of nodal reentrant tachycardia with radiofrequency: predictive criteria of success]
    P Jais
    Service de cardiologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 88:1849-54. 1995
    ..In addition, ablation should be started when the catheter is radiologically stable and should not be interrupted in the absence of a junctional rhythm...
  68. ncbi [The esophageal approach in rhythmology]
    P Mabo
    Service de cardiologie A, CHRU, Rennes
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 88:43-7. 1995
    ..The only reserve is the painful character of pacing in some patients...
  69. ncbi The relation between supraventricular tachyarrhythmias and left ventricular dysfunction after acute myocardial infarction
    M Zoni Berisso
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedali Galliesa, Genova
    Acta Cardiol 43:689-701. 1988
    ..The results of the present study show that different types of SVTA occurring at discharge from hospital after myocardial infarction are clinically benign, but always suggestive of different degrees of left ventricular dysfunction...
  70. ncbi Ventricular arrhythmias and QT-prolongation during therapy with ketanserin: report of a case
    M Vandermotten
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 44:431-7. 1989
    ..No other factors contributing to the QTc prolongation or to the occurrence of ventricular arrhythmias were found. The relevant literature is reviewed...
  71. ncbi [Long-term left atrial stimulation by transesophageal approach in complicated biventricular infarction]
    K KhalifE
    Service de cardiologie A et de soins intensifs, Hôpital Notre Dame de bon secours, CHR de Metz
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 84:253-5. 1991
    ..The clinical results were spectacular and the procedure was well tolerated. This technique can be instituted at the bedside and should be considered in selected cases of sinus node dysfunction when endocavitary pacing is not possible...
  72. ncbi [Permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia in children and adolescents. Efficacy of medical treatment]
    J M Schleich
    Service de cardiologie B, , Rennes
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 85:553-9. 1992
    ..The persistence of cardiac failure, poor control of the tachycardia or secondary effects of drug therapy should lead to consideration of non-medical management of the tachycardia...
  73. ncbi Catheter ablation of an epicardial accessory pathway via the middle cardiac vein guided by monophasic action potential recordings
    K F Kusano
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Okayama University Medical School, Japan
    Europace 3:164-7. 2001
    ..Monophasic action potentials were recorded to confirm that the ablation catheter was in contact with the epicardium...
  74. ncbi Permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia in infants and children: effectiveness of medical and non-medical treatment
    F Drago
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, , Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 2:456-61. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: PJRT in pediatric patients can be successfully treated with antiarrhythmic drugs, this may allow delay of the highly effective radiofrequency ablation treatment until the children have reached an adequate growth...
  75. ncbi A randomized comparison of the straight linear approach with electrogram mapping focal approach in selective slow pathway ablation
    M Hayashi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1187-97. 2001
    ..In conclusion, the anatomic linear approach can be performed safely and possesses a greater potential for slow pathway interruption compared to the electrogram mapping focal approach...
  76. ncbi [Progresses in clinical application of anti-arrhythmic drugs (II)]
    Wan-zhen Li
    Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi 41:865-9. 2003
  77. ncbi [A new cause of increased troponin levels: junctional tachycardia]
    O Milleron
    Service de cardiologie, , , 184, rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine, 75571 Paris
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 96:75-8. 2003
    ....
  78. ncbi [15-year-old patient with decompensated heart failure and tachycardia with negative P-waves in inferior ECG recordings. An indication for heart transplantation?]
    M Loeff
    Abteilung für Kinderkardiologie und pädiatrische Intensivmedizin, Klinikum Grosshadern der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München
    Internist (Berl) 44:733-8. 2003
    ..She was referred for consideration of heart transplantation. Invasive electrophysiological treatment led to permanent sinus rhythm with improvement of left ventricular function...
  79. ncbi ACC/AHA/ESC guidelines for the management of patients with supraventricular arrhythmias--executive summary. a report of the American college of cardiology/American heart association task force on practice guidelines and the European society of cardiology
    Carina Blomstrom-Lundqvist
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1493-531. 2003
  80. ncbi [Results of prenatal management of fetuses with supraventricular tachycardia. A series of 66 cases]
    J M Jouannic
    Maternité, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Faculté de Médecine Paris V, 149, rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 32:338-44. 2003
    ..To describe the prenatal management and outcome of a series of 66 fetuses with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)...
  81. ncbi [Radiofrequency treatment of junctional tachycardia]
    J F Warin
    Service de cardiologie, , Bordeaux
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 85:69-76. 1992
    ..The exposure time to ionising radiation was 14 +/- 14 min and 31 +/- 34 min respectively. These results suggest that the indications of radiofrequency current ablation could be extended...
  82. ncbi Radiofrequency catheter ablation of junctional ectopic tachycardia with preservation of atrioventricular conduction
    Timothy A Simmers
    Department of Clinical Electrophysiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1284-8. 2003
    ....
  83. ncbi Amiodarone-an "old" drug with new recommendations
    Michele R McKee
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 15:193-9. 2003
    ..Individual providers need to discern whether the pediatric data available supports widespread acceptance into current treatment regimens...
  84. ncbi Role of invasive electrophysiologic testing in the evaluation and management of adult patients with focal junctional tachycardia
    Mohamed H Hamdan
    University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:431-5. 2002
    ..Others recommended mapping the perinodal region and applying radiofrequency ablation at the site where catheter manipulation resulted in tachycardia termination. Using this ablative approach, the risk of AV block is around 5-10%...
  85. ncbi Junctional ectopic tachycardia in association with blunt abdominal trauma
    Robert L Cloutier
    Divisions of Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Departments of Pediatrics and Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:308-12. 2002
    ..We present a case of junctional ectopic tachycardia that occurred in the setting of abdominal trauma caused by child abuse and then explore the significance of this arrhythmia in a patient with trauma...
  86. ncbi Non-paroxysmal junctional tachycardia with type I exit block
    S S Barold
    Heart 88:288. 2002
  87. ncbi Pharmacological and electrophysiological characterization of junctional rhythm during radiofrequency catheter ablation of the atrioventricular node: possible involvement of neurotransmitters from autonomic nervous system
    Atsushi Sugiyama
    Department of Pharmacology, Yamanashi Medical University, Japan
    Circ J 66:696-701. 2002
    ....
  88. ncbi [The treatment of postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia]
    A Cabrera Duro
    Servicio de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardíaca Pediátrica, Hospital Infantil de Cruces, Baracaldo, Bilbao, Spain
    An Esp Pediatr 56:505-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate treatment of junctional ectopic tachycardia after cardiac surgery...
  89. ncbi Surgical substrates of postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia in congenital heart defects
    Ali Dodge-Khatami
    Cardiothoracic Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children National Health Service Trust, and the Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:624-30. 2002
    ..When feasible, techniques avoiding both extensive muscle resection and excessive traction should be applied during resection of right ventricular outflow tract obstruction...
  90. ncbi Cardiac rhythm disturbances in patients with left atrial isomerism
    M H Wu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1631-8. 2001
    ..Varied AV conduction abnormalities may include compromised AV conduction, junctional ectopic tachycardia after Fontan-type operation, and an association of Mahaim-like pathway...
  91. ncbi [Familial junctional ectopic tachycardia: clinical and pathological findings]
    F Benito Bartolome
    Unidad de Arritmias Servicio de Cardiología Pediátrica
    An Esp Pediatr 55:339-41. 2001
    ..The second brother presented fetal distress and polyhydramnios and the postnatal electrocardiogram revealed junctional ectopic tachycardia at a rate of 170 beats/min alternating with sinus rhythm, which was controlled without treatment...
  92. ncbi [Long-term outcome of a hospital series of patients with atrio-ventricular accessory pathway]
    P Mabo
    Service de cardiologie A, , CHRU, Rennes
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 85:1535-43. 1992
    ..They also suggest that the role of betablocker drugs should be reevaluated in the so-called "benign" symptomatic forms...

Research Grants3

  1. Mechanisms of Myocardial Radiofrequency Scar Expansion
    J Saul; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Randomized Clinical Trials for Pediatric Heart Disease
    J Saul; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this study should clearly define the clinical utility of preoperative steroids and help determine the mechanisms for any observed effect. (End of Abstract). ..