Journal Article

Bundle branch re-entry ventricular tachycardia in a patient with complete heart block

Thiemo A. Irtel and Etienne Delacrétaz

in EP Europace

Published on behalf of European Heart Rhythm Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

Volume 8, issue 8, pages 613-615
Published in print August 2006 | ISSN: 1099-5129
Published online July 2006 | e-ISSN: 1532-2092 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eul048
Bundle branch re-entry ventricular tachycardia in a patient with complete heart block

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A 58-year-old male patient presented episodes of palpitations in the context of atrioventricular block treated by a dual-chamber pacemaker. Clinical and electrophysiological studies identified the tachyarrhythmia to be bundle branch re-entrant ventricular tachycardia, which was successfully treated by radiofrequency ablation of the proximal right bundle branch.

Keywords: Ventricular tachycardia; Radiofrequency ablation

Journal Article.  832 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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