Ectopic atrial tachycardia due to aneurysm of the right atrial appendage

Citation
S. Mizui et al., Ectopic atrial tachycardia due to aneurysm of the right atrial appendage, CARD YOUNG, 11(2), 2001, pp. 229-232
Citations number
8
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Pediatrics
Journal title
CARDIOLOGY IN THE YOUNG
ISSN journal
1047-9511 → ACNP
Volume
11
Issue
2
Year of publication
2001
Pages
229 - 232
Database
ISI
SICI code
1047-9511(200103)11:2<229:EATDTA>2.0.ZU;2-H
Abstract
We report an infant with ectopic atrial tachycardia, due to an aneurysm of the right atrial appendage, who developed congestive heart failure. Althoug h catheter ablation was transiently successful, tachycardia recurred 2 days later. The aneurysm of the right atrial appendage was resected successfull y by surgery, and thereafter she did well, reverting to normal sinus rhythm .