Vol 16, No 2 (2009)
Case Reports
Published online: 2009-01-06

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Successful radiofrequency ablation of a right posteroseptal accessory pathway through an anomalous inferior vena cava and azygos continuation in a patient with incomplete situs inversus

Qi-ming Liu, Sheng-hua Zhou, Fei-fan Ouyang
Cardiol J 2009;16(2):164-167.

Abstract

We present a 43-year-old patient with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. In the process of catheter ablation, we found interruption of the inferior vena cava with azygos continuation with incomplete situs inversus. In this patient, we adopted the lower approach via the anomalous inferior vena cava and azygos continuation to achieve stability of radiofrequency catheter for right posteroseptal accessory pathway, and successfully abolished the preexcitation.

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