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Resolution of complete atrioventricular block after typical atrial flutter ablation

Agnieszka Sławuta, Magdalena Sokołowska, Jakub Adamowicz, Jacek Gajek, Dorota Zyśko
DOI: 10.5603/FC.2017.0015
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Folia Cardiologica 2017;12(1):109-111.

open access

Vol 12, No 1 (2017)
Electrotherapy
Published online: 2017-03-03

Abstract

A 58-year-old man was admitted with third-degree atrioventricular block and concomitant typical atrial flutter. In such situation the procedure consist of dual-chamber pacemaker implantation followed by cavotricuspid isthmus ablation. In presented case a decision has been made to reverse the order of standard procedures. The radiofrequency ablation of atrial flutter resulted in resolution of complete atrioventricular block and restoration of atrioventricular conduction 1:1, thus the implantation of the dual-chamber pacemaker was not necessary.

Abstract

A 58-year-old man was admitted with third-degree atrioventricular block and concomitant typical atrial flutter. In such situation the procedure consist of dual-chamber pacemaker implantation followed by cavotricuspid isthmus ablation. In presented case a decision has been made to reverse the order of standard procedures. The radiofrequency ablation of atrial flutter resulted in resolution of complete atrioventricular block and restoration of atrioventricular conduction 1:1, thus the implantation of the dual-chamber pacemaker was not necessary.

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Keywords

atrial flutter, complete heart block, AFL RF ablation

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Title

Resolution of complete atrioventricular block after typical atrial flutter ablation

Journal

Folia Cardiologica

Issue

Vol 12, No 1 (2017)

Pages

109-111

Published online

2017-03-03

DOI

10.5603/FC.2017.0015

Bibliographic record

Folia Cardiologica 2017;12(1):109-111.

Keywords

atrial flutter
complete heart block
AFL RF ablation

Authors

Agnieszka Sławuta
Magdalena Sokołowska
Jakub Adamowicz
Jacek Gajek
Dorota Zyśko

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