The noncoronary Cusp as a site for successful ablation of accessory pathways: Electrogram characteristics in three cases

Mahmoud Suleiman, Peter A. Brady, Samuel J. Asirvatham, Paul A. Friedman, Thomas M. Munger

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Abstract

Noncoronary Cusp Accessory Pathway Ablation. Radiofrequency ablation is the treatment of choice to cure symptomatic patients with atrioventricular accessory pathways (APs). Septal APs are challenging because of the proximity of the normal conduction system. In some patients, despite aggressive lesion creation on the right anteroseptal region pathway, ablation is unsuccessful. We report 3 cases where the successful ablation site was in the noncoronary cusp of the aortic valve and discuss possible defining features of this variant of septal APs and an approach for successful ablation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)203-209
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2011

Keywords

  • SVT
  • WPW
  • accessory pathway
  • aortic valve
  • noncoronary cusp
  • supravalvar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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