Successful catheter ablation of electrical storm after myocardial infarction.

@article{Baensch2003SuccessfulCA,
  title={Successful catheter ablation of electrical storm after myocardial infarction.},
  author={Dietmar Baensch and Feifan Oyang and Matthias Antz and Thomas Arentz and Reinhold Weber and Jesus E. Val-Mejias and Sabine Ernst and Karl-heinz Kuck},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2003},
  volume={108 24},
  pages={3011-6}
}
BACKGROUND We report on 4 patients (aged 57 to 77 years; 3 men) who developed drug-refractory, repetitive ventricular tachyarrhythmias after acute myocardial infarction (MI). All episodes of ventricular arrhythmias were triggered by monomorphic ventricular premature beats (VPBs) with a right bundle-branch block morphology (RBBB). METHODS AND RESULTS Left ventricular (LV) mapping was performed to attempt radiofrequency (RF) ablation of the triggering VPBs. Activation mapping of the clinical… CONTINUE READING
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