Left anterior descending coronary artery dissection during ventricular tachycardia ablation – case report

Left anterior descending coronary artery dissection during ventricular tachycardia ablation –... AbstractFascicular left ventricular tachycardia (VT) is the second most frequent idiopathic left VT in the setting of a structurally normal heart. Catheter ablation is curative in most patients with low complication rates. We report a case of ostial left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) occlusion during fascicular ventricular tachycardia ablation.Dissection was the most likely cause of LAD obstruction. To the authors’ best knowledge, this is the first case reporting selective LAD dissection during electrophysiology study with no left main coronary artery (LMCA) affection. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Romanian Journal of Internal Medicine de Gruyter

Left anterior descending coronary artery dissection during ventricular tachycardia ablation – case report

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De Gruyter Open
Copyright
© 2017 Kresimir Kordic et al., published by De Gruyter Open
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2501-062X
D.O.I.
10.1515/rjim-2017-0030
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Abstract

AbstractFascicular left ventricular tachycardia (VT) is the second most frequent idiopathic left VT in the setting of a structurally normal heart. Catheter ablation is curative in most patients with low complication rates. We report a case of ostial left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) occlusion during fascicular ventricular tachycardia ablation.Dissection was the most likely cause of LAD obstruction. To the authors’ best knowledge, this is the first case reporting selective LAD dissection during electrophysiology study with no left main coronary artery (LMCA) affection.

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Romanian Journal of Internal Medicinede Gruyter

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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