Ventricular fibromas in children, arrhythmia risk, and outcomes: A multicenter study.

@article{Jones2018VentricularFI,
  title={Ventricular fibromas in children, arrhythmia risk, and outcomes: A multicenter study.},
  author={John Paul Jones and Tristan Ramcharan and Milind P Chaudhari and Vinay Bhole and Karen McLeod and Shankar Sadagopan and Orhan Uzun and Andrew J Parry and Jan Till and Colin J. McMahon and Alan Graham Stuart and Mark A. Walsh},
  journal={Heart rhythm},
  year={2018},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={
          1507-1512
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although ventricular fibromas are rare, they are the second most common type of cardiac tumor in children. While histologically benign, they have a propensity to cause malignant arrhythmias, with cardiac arrest often being the first presentation. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the arrhythmia risk and management strategies for pediatric ventricular fibromas. METHODS Fifteen centers in the British Paediatric Arrhythmia Group network were contacted to partake in… CONTINUE READING
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