oa Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Selective catheter ablation of the slow atrioventricular nodal pathway for atrial fibrillation
|Article Title||Selective catheter ablation of the slow atrioventricular nodal pathway for atrial fibrillation|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jun 1997|
|Pages||147 - 148|
|Keyword(s)||Anatomy of the AV junction, Cardiology, Chronic atrial fibrillation, ECG and Ventricular response|
The slow A V nodal pathway was ablated selectively in a 62-year-old man with uncontrolled rapid atrial fibrillation. This resulted in a much slower ventricular response without the need for permanent pacing. The pathophysiology is discussed.
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