Gopi Dandamudi

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A 58-year-old female underwent PVC ablation within the right coronary cusp for symptomatic PVCs and suspected PVC-induced cardiomyopathy. Immediately after the procedure, she started to complain about feelings of impending doom, disorientation to time and place, and amnesia regarding the procedure. No sensory or motor deficits could be elicited. A(More)
E sophageal fistula is a rare but devastating complication that may occur after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. 1 The mechanism of esophageal injury is not known. Potential mechanisms for injury include direct thermal injury and ischemic injury from damage to the esophageal blood supply. Current ablation strategies use various methods to avoid(More)
Atrial Fibrillation (AF) ablation procedures have become a common place in clinical practice. Specifically, targeting both paroxysmal and persistent AF with ablation procedures has yielded relatively good success rates and outcomes. Various strategies have been employed to achieve the desired results. These have included various forms of energies such as(More)
INTRODUCTION This report presents safety data on the use of a new open-irrigation radiofrequency ablation (RFA) catheter with a 56-hole porous tip in 742 patients enrolled in 2 US prospective, multicenter observational registry studies representing real-world use of the catheter. METHODS This analysis is comprised of patients who underwent RFA of(More)
THIS CASE REPORT EXPOSES A PHENOMENON WHICH, ALTHOUGH PROPOSED, HAS NOT BEEN DESCRIBED IN CLINICAL LITERATURE: transient postictal hemiplegia (Todd's paralysis) with concomitant electrocardiographic J-point deflection (Osborn waves). Although typically associated with hypothermia, a prominent J-wave on the electrocardiogram (ECG) results from a(More)
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