A prospective 5-year study of the frequency of arrhythmias during serial exercise testing and clinical follow-up after Melody valve implant.

@article{Priromprintr2016AP5,
  title={A prospective 5-year study of the frequency of arrhythmias during serial exercise testing and clinical follow-up after Melody valve implant.},
  author={Bryant Priromprintr and Michael J. Silka and Jonathan Rhodes and Anjan Singh Batra},
  journal={Heart rhythm},
  year={2016},
  volume={13 11},
  pages={2135-2141}
}
BACKGROUND Although percutaneous Melody valve implant has become an accepted alternative to surgical pulmonary valve replacement in patients with congenital heart disease, the benefit regarding frequency and severity of arrhythmias remains undefined. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of Melody valve implant on the type and frequency of arrhythmias during cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) and subsequent clinical outcome. METHODS As part of the phase I… CONTINUE READING