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Postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia in children: incidence, risk factors, and treatment.
BACKGROUND Junctional ectopic tachycardia (JET) occurs commonly after pediatric cardiac operation. The cause of JET is thought to be the result of an injury to the conduction system during theExpand
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Predictors of Survival in Neonates With Critical Aortic Stenosis
BackgroundFailure of infants with critical aortic stenosis to survive after adequate valvotomy despite a left ventricular size that appears to be adequate indicates that additional preoperativeExpand
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Transcatheter Ablation of Ectopic Atrial Tachycardia in Young Patients Using Radiofrequency Current
BackgroundEctopic atrial tachycardia (EAT) is a reversible cause of cardiomyopathy but may be quite difficult to control with conventional therapy. Transcatheter ablation with radiofrequency currentExpand
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Epicardial pacemaker implantation and follow-up in patients with a single ventricle after the Fontan operation.
OBJECTIVES There is an increasing incidence of sinus node dysfunction after the Fontan procedure. Inability to maintain atrioventricular synchrony after the Fontan operation has been associated withExpand
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Benefits and Potential Risks of Atrial Antitachycardia Pacing After Repair of Congenital Heart Disease
Atrial reentry tachycardia is common after surgical repair of congenital heart disease. The arrhythmia is often difficult to treat and is occasionally life‐threatening. This study reports experienceExpand
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Pediatric pacemaker infections: twenty years of experience.
OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate possible predictors of early and late pacemaker infections in children. METHODS A review was performed of all pacemakers implanted in children at The Children'sExpand
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PACES/HRS expert consensus statement on the evaluation and management of ventricular arrhythmias in the child with a structurally normal heart.
and Management of Ventricular Arrhythmias in the Child With a Structurally Normal Heart Jane E. Crosson, MD, FACC (Chair), David J. Callans, MD, FHRS, FACC, FAHA (Chair), David J. Bradley, MD, FACC,Expand
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Comparison of left and right atrial epicardial pacing in patients with congenital heart disease.
BACKGROUND Complex congenital heart disease (CHD) often necessitates the use of epicardial pacing. Adequate right atrial (RA) sensing and pacing thresholds are often difficult to obtain due to sutureExpand
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Permanent Epicardial Pacing in Pediatric Patients: Seventeen Years of Experience and 1200 Outpatient Visits
Background—The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of all pediatric epicardial pacing leads. Methods and Results—All epicardial leads and 1239 outpatient visits betweenExpand
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NASPE Expert Consensus Conference: Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation in Children with and without Congenital Heart Disease. Report of the Writing Committee
A Consensus Conference on Pediatric Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation took place at the 21 Annual Scientific Sessions of the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE). TheExpand
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