Images in cardiovascular medicine. Gerbode-type defect induced by catheter ablation of the atrioventricular node.


A 72-year-old man with a history of dilated cardiomyopathy, prosthetic aortic valve, biventricular intracardiac pacemaker, and permanent atrial fibrillation presented with uncontrolled ventricular response from atrial fibrillation despite pharmacological therapy. He underwent radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation of the atrioventricular (AV) node to achieve… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.838086


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