Radiofrequency ablation of a concealed right anterior accessory pathway associated with right atrial diverticulum in a child

Shuenn Nan Chiu, Jiunn Lee Lin, Chien Chih Chang, Lee Jen Sun, Zen Kong Dai, Shen Kou Tsai, Su Man Lin, Jou Kou Wang, Mei Hwan Wu

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Abstract

A 9-year-old boy had refractory supraventricular tachycardia and a right atrial (RA) diverticulum as diagnosed by ultrafast computed tomography. An electrophysiological study under transesophageal echocardiography guidance revealed a concealed right anterior accessory pathway passing through the body of the RA diverticulum. Radiofrequency ablation was performed to eliminate retrograde ventriculoatrial conduction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)72-74
Number of pages3
JournalPACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Volume28
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Accessory pathway
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Right atrial diverticulum
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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