ectopic junctional tachycardia
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.
- Impact of junctional ectopic tachycardia on postoperative morbidity following repair of congenital heart defectsA 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..The impact of this arrhythmia on in-hospital morbidity and our protocol for treatment were assessed...
- Use of intravenous amiodarone for postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia in childrenW 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...
- Late occurrence of adenosine-sensitive focal junctional tachycardia in complex congenital heart diseaseEun Jung Bae
Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Children s Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:115-22. 2005..Moreover, junctional tachycardia (JT) has not previously been described as a cause of late postoperative arrhythmia...
- [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...
- Pacemaking in the AV nodeCees A Swenne
Heart Rhythm 4:1336-7. 2007
- Autonomic control and innervation of the atrioventricular junctional pacemakerWilliam 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...
- [Ectopic junctional tachycardia of the neonate]N Derval
Service de Cardiologie Pediatrique, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, avenue de Magellan 33604 Pessac
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 96:524-8. 2003Congenital 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...
- ECGs in the EDRonn E Tanel
Pediatr Emerg Care 21:407-8. 2005
- [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...
- Morphological characteristics of P waves during selective pulmonary vein pacingT 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%...
- Use of a modified, commercially available temporary pacemaker for R wave synchronized atrial pacing in postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardiaJan 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...
- Postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia in children: incidence, risk factors, and treatmentTimothy 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...
- Junctional ectopic tachycardia following complete heart block associated with viral myocarditisJ 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...
- Atrial activation sequence during junctional tachycardia induced by thermal stimulation of Koch's triangle in canine blood-perfused atrioventricular node preparationAtsushi 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...
- Congenital junctional ectopic tachycardia in children and adolescents: a 20 year experience based studyB Sarubbi
Second University of Naples, Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
Heart 88:188-90. 2002
- Permanent form of junctional reciprocating tachycardia in adults: peculiar features and results of radiofrequency catheter ablationAlexandre Meiltz
Cardiovascular Department, Hôpital de La Tour 1 Avenue JD Maillard, CH 1217 Meyrin, Geneva, Switzerland
Europace 8:21-8. 2006....
- [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...
- [Long RP' tachycardia]Kohei Tanizaki
Department of Cardiology, Tokyo Women's Medical University
Nippon Rinsho . 2007
- Intravenous flecainide for the treatment of junctional ectopic tachycardia after surgery for congenital heart diseaseGabriele 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...
- A permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia with atypical location, treated with radiofrequency catheter ablationSedat 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...
- [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...
- 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
- A case of congenital junctional ectopic tachycardia: diagnosis and successful radiofrequency catheter ablation in infancyEun 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...
- Clinical characteristics and management of paroxysmal junctional tachycardia in the elderlyO 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...
- Left ventricular dysfunction resulting from frequent unifocal ventricular ectopics with resolution following radiofrequency ablationD 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...
- [Paroxysmal tachycardia in a patient with a permanent form of junctional reciprocating tachycardia. A case report]Rodrigo Isa
Laboratorio de Elettrofisiología, Departamento de Enfermedades Cardiovasculares, Hospital Clinico y Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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...
- Autonomic innervation of the atrioventricular junctional pacemakerYouhua Zhang
Heart Rhythm 5:502-3; author reply 503-4. 2008
- ECGs in the EDRonn E Tanel
Pediatr Emerg Care 23:757-8. 2007
- 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...
- Antegrade conduction over a concealed accessory pathway after His bundle catheter ablationK 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...
- Hypocalcemia, hyperkalemia, and junctional or sinoventricular rhythmDavid H Spodick
Cardiology Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Am J Geriatr Cardiol 14:273. 2005
- Narrow QRS complex tachycardia following tricuspid valve replacementVolkhard Goeber
Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:965-6. 2004
- Successful use of an intravenous infusion of flecainide and amiodarone for a refractory combination of postoperative junctional and ectopic tachycardiasNikolaus 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...
- Electrocardiology teacher analysis and review. 4:3 atrioventricular Wenckebach exit block with (probable) Ashman phenomenon during junctional tachycardiaDavid 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
- Arrhythmia in early post cardiac surgery in pediatrics: Siriraj experienceKanoknaphat 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...
- Catheter ablation of junctional ectopic tachycardia in children, with preservation of atrioventricular conductionM Emmel
Department of Paediatric Cardiology, University Hospital of Cologne, Joseph Stelzmann Strasse 9, 50924 Cologne, Germany
Z Kardiol 94:280-6. 2005..Several studies have demonstrated that drug therapy is often ineffective and sometimes the only achieved effect is rate control. Early presentation and frequent recurrence are associated with adverse outcome...
- Amiodarone for post-operative junctional ectopic tachycardiaKevin Plumpton
Paediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, The Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Cardiol Young 15:13-8. 2005..In our study, we review retrospectively the use and efficacy of amiodarone for this arrhythmia over an 8-year period in our institution...
- Intravenous amiodarone for incessant tachyarrhythmias in children: a randomized, double-blind, antiarrhythmic drug trialJ 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...
- Intravenous induction of therapeutic hypothermia in the management of junctional ectopic tachycardia: a pilot studyBrendan 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...
- Magnesium supplementation during cardiopulmonary bypass to prevent junctional ectopic tachycardia after pediatric cardiac surgery: a randomized controlled studyAna 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....
- How to diagnose junctional ectopic tachycardia using temporary epicardial atrial leadAngela Tsiperfal
Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, M2160, Stanford, CA 99305, USA
Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 23:98-9. 2008
- [CME-ECG 19. Solution. Syncope]Corinna B Brunckhorst
Klinik fur Kardiologie, Departement Innere Medizin, Universitatsspital Zurich
Praxis (Bern 1994) 97:274-5. 2008
- Cryoablation of junctional tachycardia at high risk of atrio-ventricular blockG 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...
- Intrahisian conduction disease and junctional ectopic tachycardiaValentino 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...
- Propranolol: a new indication for an old drug in preventing postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia after surgical repair of tetralogy of FallotAlaa 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...
- Isolated junctional tachycardia in a patient with pheochromocytoma: an unusual presentation of an uncommon diseaseJeffrey 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...
- [Coumel's tachycardia (permanent form of junctional reciprocating tachycardia)]Tetsuo Yagi
Department of Cardiology, Sendai City Hospital
Nippon Rinsho . 2007
- Re: Atrioventricular junctional tachycardia with rate (acceleration)-dependent aberrancyStephen Austin
Am Heart Hosp J 5:127-8; author reply 128. 2007
- Remote magnetic catheter mapping and ablation of permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia in a seven-year-old childAndreas 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...
- Atrioventricular junctional tachycardia with rate (acceleration)-dependent aberrancyDavid H Spodick
Cardiology Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Am Heart Hosp J 4:300. 2006
- Transcatheter cryothermal ablation of junctional ectopic tachycardia in the normal heartIan 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...
- 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...
- Documenting junctional ectopic tachycardia following pediatric open heart surgeryAungkana 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...
- A prospective analysis of the incidence and risk factors associated with junctional ectopic tachycardia following surgery for congenital heart diseaseA 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...
- 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...
- Supraventricular tachycardia in childrenD 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...
- Atrial pacing during radiofrequency ablation of junctional ectopic tachycardia--a useful technique for avoiding atrioventricular blocH 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...
- Prenatal diagnosis of junctional ectopic tachycardiaE 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...
- Congestive heart failure treated by the upgrade from VVI to DDD pacingS A Kontoyannis
University of Athens School of Medicine, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Greece
Acta Cardiol 55:41-3. 2000....
- Successful radiofrequency ablation in an infant with drug-resistant permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardiaE 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...
- Prenatal diagnosis of a familial form of junctional ectopic tachycardiaJ 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...
- Effect of adenosine and verapamil in catecholamine-induced accelerated atrioventricular junctional rhythm: insights into the underlying mechanismK 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...
- Neonatal radiofrequency catheter ablation of junctional tachycardiasC 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....
- Early and late atrial dysrhythmias after modified Fontan operationT 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...
- Junctional ectopic tachycardia in six paediatric patientsA 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...
- [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...
- [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...
- [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...
- The relation between supraventricular tachyarrhythmias and left ventricular dysfunction after acute myocardial infarctionM 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...
- Ventricular arrhythmias and QT-prolongation during therapy with ketanserin: report of a caseM 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...
- [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...
- [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...
- Catheter ablation of an epicardial accessory pathway via the middle cardiac vein guided by monophasic action potential recordingsK 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...
- Permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia in infants and children: effectiveness of medical and non-medical treatmentF 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...
- A randomized comparison of the straight linear approach with electrogram mapping focal approach in selective slow pathway ablationM 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...
- [Progresses in clinical application of anti-arrhythmic drugs (II)]Wan zhen Li
Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi 41:865-9. 2003
- [A new cause of increased troponin levels: junctional tachycardia]O Milleron
Service de cardiologie, Hopital Saint Antoine, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris et Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 184, rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine, 75571 Paris
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 96:75-8. 2003....
- [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...
- 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
- [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)...
- [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...
- Radiofrequency catheter ablation of junctional ectopic tachycardia with preservation of atrioventricular conductionTimothy A Simmers
Department of Clinical Electrophysiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1284-8. 2003....
- Amiodarone-an "old" drug with new recommendationsMichele 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...
- Role of invasive electrophysiologic testing in the evaluation and management of adult patients with focal junctional tachycardiaMohamed 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%...
- Junctional ectopic tachycardia in association with blunt abdominal traumaRobert 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...
- Non-paroxysmal junctional tachycardia with type I exit blockS S Barold
Heart 88:288. 2002
- Pharmacological and electrophysiological characterization of junctional rhythm during radiofrequency catheter ablation of the atrioventricular node: possible involvement of neurotransmitters from autonomic nervous systemAtsushi Sugiyama
Department of Pharmacology, Yamanashi Medical University, Japan
Circ J 66:696-701. 2002....
- [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...
- Surgical substrates of postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia in congenital heart defectsAli 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....
- Cardiac rhythm disturbances in patients with left atrial isomerismM 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...
- [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...
- [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...
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