Ablation therapy for arrhythmias and conductive disorders

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Invasive electrophysiology study is one of the most reliable tools for a pediatric electrophysiologist, allowing for accurate diagnostics and the potential for intervention. Technology has progressed rapidly over the past 20 years and continues to do so. The current era of electrophysiology studies involves more than a standard pacing study with transcatheter ablation. It has evolved to include 3-dimensional electroanatomic mapping, noncontact mapping, and intracardiac echocardiography. The fundamentals of the electrophysiology study, however, remain the same.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9781447146193
ISBN (Print)9781447146186
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014


  • AH interval
  • AV Wenckebach
  • Ablation
  • Atrial flutter
  • Atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia
  • Cryoablation
  • Ectopic atrial tachycardia
  • Effective refractory period (ERP)
  • Electrograms
  • HV interval
  • IART
  • Mahaim pathways
  • Permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia
  • Radiofrequency
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Temporary pacing wires
  • Transesophageal pacing
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White


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