Atrial dissociation after atrial compartment operation for chronic atrial fibrillation in mitral valve disease

Yi Heng Li, Huey Ming Lo, Fang Yue Lin, Jiunn Lee Lin, Wen Pin Lien

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Abstract

Atrial dissociation with segmental atrial arrhythmia is an interesting electrophysiological phenomenon. It was rarely reported before to be caused by anatomical exit block after cardiac surgery. We report the case of a 28-year-old patient who developed atrial dissociation after a surgical method for correcting atrial fibrillation - atrial compartment operation. The segmental atrial flutter was first found by Doppler echocardiography and proved later by detailed intracardiac mapping.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)756-759
Number of pages4
JournalPACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Volume21
Issue number4 I
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Atrial dissociation
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Compartment operation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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