Radiofrequency catheter ablation for tachyarrhythmias in children and adolescents. The Pediatric Electrophysiology Society.

@article{Kugler1994RadiofrequencyCA,
  title={Radiofrequency catheter ablation for tachyarrhythmias in children and adolescents. The Pediatric Electrophysiology Society.},
  author={John D. Kugler and David A. Danford and Barbara J. Deal and Paul C. Gillette and James C. Perry and Michael J. Silka and George F Van Hare and Edward P. Walsh},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={330 21},
  pages={1481-7}
}
BACKGROUND Although radiofrequency catheter ablation has been used extensively to treat refractory supraventricular tachycardia in adults, few data are available on its safety and efficacy in children and adolescents. We reviewed registry data obtained from 24 centers to evaluate the indications, early results, complications, and short-term follow-up data in young patients who underwent this procedure. METHODS Standardized data were submitted for 652 patients who underwent 725 procedures… CONTINUE READING
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