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The quality of ECG data acquisition, and diagnostic performance of a novel adhesive patch for ambulatory cardiac rhythm monitoring in arrhythmia detection.

J Electrocardiol 2019 Feb 28;54:28-35. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Innovation Department, Arçelik A.Ş., Istanbul, Turkey.

Background: Short and long ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring with different systems is a widely used method to detect cardiac arrhythmias. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a novel monitoring device on cardiac arrhythmia detection.

Methods: We used two different protocols to evaluate device performance. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2019.02.012DOI Listing
February 2019
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Congenital Aneurysm of the Right Atrium: Two Cases Report.

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Jan-Feb;34(1):104-106

Instituto do Coração de Pernambuco, Real Hospital Português de Beneficência, Recife, PE, Brazil.

Congenital aneurysm or enlargement of the right atrium is a rare condition. Two children operated on at the age of 14 months and 11 years old for congenital aneurysm of the right atrium are reported. Both presented cardiomegaly and symptoms of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21470/1678-9741-2018-0047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6385824PMC
March 2019
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Assessing Accuracy of Wrist-Worn Wearable Devices in Measurement of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia Heart Rate.

Korean Circ J 2019 Feb 11. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Background And Objectives: Wrist-worn wearable devices provide heart rate (HR) monitoring function via photoplethysmography technology. Recently, these devices have been used by patients to measure the HR when palpitation occurs, but few validation studies of these instruments have been conducted. We assessed the accuracy of these devices for measuring a HR. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4070/kcj.2018.0323DOI Listing
February 2019
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Risk of cardiac arrhythmias after electrical accident: a single-center study of 480 patients.

Clin Res Cardiol 2019 Feb 15. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Semmelweis University Heart and Vascular Centre, Városmajor u. 68, Budapest, 1122, Hungary.

Objective: Patients with electrical injury are considered to be at high risk of cardiac arrhythmias. Due to the small number of studies, there is no widely accepted guideline regarding the risk assessment and management of arrhythmic complications after electrical accident (EA). Our retrospective observational study was designed to determine the prevalence of ECG abnormalities and cardiac arrhythmias after EA, to evaluate the predictive value of cardiac biomarkers for this condition and to assess in-hospital and 30-day mortality. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00392-019-01420-2DOI Listing
February 2019
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Expression of miRNAs in circulating exosomes derived from patients with persistent atrial fibrillation.

FASEB J 2019 Feb 12:fj201801758R. Epub 2019 Feb 12.

Division of Cardiology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea.

Atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common type of cardiac arrhythmia, is thought to be regulated by changes in microRNA (miRNA) expression. However, the evidence for this is inconsistent. The high stability and expression of circulating exosomal miRNAs may allow their use as candidate biomarkers. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1096/fj.201801758RDOI Listing
February 2019
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Fetal paroxysmal atrial fibrillation during transplacental therapy for supraventricular tachycardia.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2019 Jan 10;5(1):22-24. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mie University, Tsu, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2018.10.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6342607PMC
January 2019
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A case report and literature review: previously excluded tuberculosis masked by amiodarone induced lung injury.

BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 2018 Dec 29;19(1):88. Epub 2018 Dec 29.

Institute of Physiology and Pharmacology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, A. Mickeviciaus str. 9, 44307, Kaunas, LT, Lithuania.

Background: Amiodarone is an antiarrhythmic drug which is used to treat and prevent several dysrhythmias. This includes ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation, wide complex tachycardia, as well as atrial fibrillation (AF) and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. Amiodarone may prove to be the agent of choice where the patient is hemodynamically unstable and unsuitable for direct current (DC) cardioversion. Read More

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https://bmcpharmacoltoxicol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.11
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40360-018-0279-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6311077PMC
December 2018
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Slow atrioventricular nodal pathway affecting fast pathway conduction.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 Dec 21. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

St. Vincent Medical Group, Indianapolis, Indiana.

A 15-year-old girl with a history of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia underwent an electrophysiology study (EPS) for diagnosis and ablation. Her baseline electrocardiogram and echocardiogram were normal. At EPS, she had dual atrioventricular nodal (AVN) conduction, but isoproterenol was needed to initiate the slow-fast form of AVN reentry. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13826DOI Listing
December 2018
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Pacemaker implantation for treating migraine-like headache secondary to cardiac arrhythmia: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(50):e13629

Department of Neurology, The Second Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China.

Rationale: Co-occurrence of headache and arrhythmia is not rare. However, their causal relationship remains unclear. Here, we described a case of migraine-like headache relieving with pacemaker implantation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013629DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6320178PMC
December 2018
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Emergency department visits for paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi J Anaesth 2018 Oct-Dec;12(4):521-528

Department Basic Science, Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz College for Emergency Medical Services, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Purpose: The present study aimed to compare the demographic, medical history, clinical features, and treatment management of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) in the emergency department of a teaching hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A secondary purpose was to evaluate Adenosine response among numerous variables that might be used as predictors of the conversion.

Methods: All PSVT cases presented to the Department of Emergency Medicine at King Khalid University Hospital, during the period from January 1, 2016, until December 31, 2016, were included in the study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/sja.SJA_35_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6180673PMC
November 2018
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Head Down Deep Breathing for Cardioversion of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia.

Case Rep Emerg Med 2018 23;2018:1387207. Epub 2018 Sep 23.

Cardiology Department, Changi General Hospital, Singapore.

The first-line recommended treatment for stable paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is the use of vagal maneuvers. Often the Valsalva maneuver is conducted. We describe two patients who converted to sinus rhythm without complications, using a head down deep breathing (HDDB) technique. Read More

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https://www.hindawi.com/journals/criem/2018/1387207/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/1387207DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6174779PMC
September 2018
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Successful treatment for various arrhythmias in an older patient treated with pilsicainide for paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.

Geriatr Gerontol Int 2018 Oct;18(10):1520-1521

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ggi.13520DOI Listing
October 2018
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Variation of the PR interval for confirming ventricular pre-excitation on a 12-lead ECG.

Oxf Med Case Reports 2018 Oct 10;2018(10):omy064. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Cardiology Department, Rehabilitation Hospital, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

We present the case of a 14-year-old female patient with recurrent episodes of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT). Her ECG showed a PR interval of 160 ms in lead II, and a delta wave pattern in leads V2 and V3, with a normal QRS interval of 100 ms. We analyzed the three criteria for confirmation of minimal pre-excitation: (i) absence of a Q wave in V6; (ii) presence of an R wave in V1 and (iii) absence of an R wave in avR. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/omcr/omy064DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6130330PMC
October 2018
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Completely nonfluoroscopic catheter ablation of left atrial arrhythmias and ventricular tachycardia.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2019 Jan 22;30(1):78-88. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Arrhythmia Service, Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada.

Introduction: Fluoroscopy use during catheter ablation procedures increases the cumulative lifetime radiation exposure of patients and operators, potentially leading to a higher risk of cancer and radiation-related injuries. Nonfluoroscopic ablation (NFA) has been described for supraventricular tachycardia, typical atrial flutter, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF), and outflow-tract ventricular tachycardia (VT). Complete transition to NFA of more complex arrhythmias, including persistent AF, left atrial (LA) flutter, and structural VT, has not been previously described. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13735DOI Listing
January 2019
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Hospitalization rate of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia in Sweden.

Ann Med 2018 Nov 15;50(7):556-564. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

a Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University/Region Skåne , Malmö , Sweden.

Introduction: The hospitalization rate of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) in a nationwide study is not established. We determined age- and sex-specific hospitalization rates and time trends for hospitalized PSVT in the Swedish population between 1987 and 2010.

Methods: This nationwide study is based on the Swedish Hospital Discharge Register. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2018.1521525DOI Listing
November 2018
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The coexistence of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW) and atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT).

Turk J Emerg Med 2018 Sep 13;18(3):131-133. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Education and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

Atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) is the most common type of reentrant paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia that occurs in the presence of dual AV nodal physiology. Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome is another type of supraventricular tachycardia characterized by short PR intervals, delta waves and wide QRS complexes on the surface electrocardiogram (ECG), reflecting atrioventricular pre-excitation. Uncommonly, AV nodal reentry and accessory pathways can coexist. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S24522473173021
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tjem.2017.12.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6107921PMC
September 2018
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[Efficacy and safety of three-dimensional electroanatomical mapping system for catheter ablation of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia in children].

Zhonghua Xin Xue Guan Bing Za Zhi 2018 Aug;46(8):617-621

Cardiology Department of First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450052, China.

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of three-dimensional electroanatomical mapping system for catheter ablation of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardiain (PSVT) children. Clinical data from 187 children with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia undergoing radiofrequency catheter ablation in our department between January 2012 and April 2016 were analyzed. Among the patients, 91 cases were treated with traditional two-dimensional X-ray radiofrequency ablation, 96 cases were treated with radiofrequency ablation guided by three-dimensional electroanatomical mapping system. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0253-3758.2018.08.008DOI Listing
August 2018
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The heart in m.3243A>G carriers.

Herz 2018 Aug 20. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Pasteur Institute of Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar and Genomics Platform, Tunis, Tunisia.

Objectives: Little is known about cardiac involvement in m.3243A>G variant carriers. Thus, this study aimed to assess type and frequency of cardiac disease in symptomatic and asymptomatic m. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00059-018-4739-6
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00059-018-4739-6DOI Listing
August 2018
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Continuous monitoring after second-generation cryoballoon ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices.

Heart Rhythm 2019 Feb 18;16(2):187-196. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

Heart Rhythm Management Center, Postgraduate Course in Clinical EP and Pacing, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

Background: The second-generation cryoballoon (CB) is effective in achieving pulmonary vein isolation. Continuous monitoring would eliminate any over- or underestimated freedom from atrial fibrillation (AF) postablation.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to differentiate between arrhythmias occurring after cryoballoon ablation (CBA), detecting true AF in symptomatic patients and detecting silent subclinical AF. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S15475271183081
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.08.015DOI Listing
February 2019
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[Ablation of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia guided by Carto Univu electroanatomic mapping system].

Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 2018 Jun;43(6):604-609

Department of Cardiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210029, China.

Objective: To explore the safety and efficacy for radiofrequency ablation of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) guided by Carto Univu three-dimensional mapping system.
 Methods: A total of 99 patients with PSVT underwent radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) were assigned to a Carto Univu group (51 patients) and a two-dimensional X-ray group (48 patients) according to the mapping method. The operation time, X-ray exposure time, X-ray exposure dose, dose area product (DAP), operation success rate and complication rate were compared between the two groups. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11817/j.issn.1672-7347.2018.06.005DOI Listing
June 2018
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Liver Fibrosis Is Associated With Corrected QT Prolongation During Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir Treatment for Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C.

Hepatol Commun 2018 Aug 6;2(8):884-892. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine Suita Japan.

Combination treatment of ledipasvir and sofosbuvir (LDV/SOF) is first-line treatment for patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 in the United States, Europe, and Japan. However, the influence of LDV/SOF on the cardiovascular system is poorly characterized. A total of 470 chronic hepatitis C patients who started LDV/SOF treatment between September 2015 and February 2016 at nine hospitals in Japan were prospectively enrolled in this study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep4.1206DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6078212PMC
August 2018
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Can an Intranasal Calcium-Channel Blocker Convert Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia and Keep the Doctor Away?

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 Jul;72(5):498-500

Electrophysiology Program, Penn State University Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State University College of Medicine, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.03.546DOI Listing
July 2018
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Etripamil Nasal Spray for Rapid Conversion of Supraventricular Tachycardia to Sinus Rhythm.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 Jul;72(5):489-497

Milestone Pharmaceuticals, Montreal St.-Laurent, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

Background: There is no nonparenteral medication for the rapid termination of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of etripamil nasal spray, a short-acting calcium-channel blocker, for the rapid termination of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (SVT).

Methods: This phase 2 study was performed during electrophysiological testing in patients with previously documented SVT who were induced into SVT prior to undergoing a catheter ablation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.04.082DOI Listing
July 2018
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Contemporary Burden and Correlates of Symptomatic Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia.

J Am Heart Assoc 2018 Jul 7;7(14). Epub 2018 Jul 7.

Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA.

Background: Contemporary data about symptomatic paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) epidemiology are limited. We characterized prevalence and correlates of symptomatic PSVT within a large healthcare delivery system and estimated national PSVT burden.

Methods And Results: We identified adults with an encounter for potential PSVT between 2010 and 2015 in Kaiser Permanente Northern California, excluding those with prior known atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.008759DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6064827PMC
July 2018
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Cryoablation of the right anteroseptal or midseptal accessory pathways in children: A 2-year single-center experience.

Authors:
He Jiang Xiaomei Li

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2018 09 26;41(9):1123-1128. Epub 2018 Jul 26.

School of Medicine, Tsinghua University & Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Heart Center, The First Hospital of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Background: Radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) in the septum close to the atrioventricular node or His bundle has an increased risk of irreversible complications. Cryothermal energy has the advantages of reversible cryomapping and increased catheter stability. The study aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of cryoablation of the right anteroseptal or midseptal accessory pathways (APs) in pediatric patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.13438DOI Listing
September 2018
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Clozapine-related Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia: a Case Report.

Authors:
S J Kim M S Gim

East Asian Arch Psychiatry 2018 Jun;28(2):68-70

Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Inje University, Sanggye Paik Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

Clozapine is considered to be more effective than other antipsychotic drugs for treating treatmentresistant schizophrenia. However, side effects of clozapine include agranulocytosis and, less commonly, cardiovascular disease, which is occasionally fatal. We describe a 56-year-old woman who developed clozapine-related paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia during clozapine dose titration and had a recurrence despite being treated with verapamil. Read More

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June 2018
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[Dual atrioventricular nodal pathways: physiology, arrhythmic findings, and electrocardiographic manifestations].

G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 2018 Apr;19(4):222-231

Reparto di Cardiologia, Città di Lecce Hospital, GVM Care&Research, Lecce.

The atrioventricular (AV) node is an anatomically well-defined structure, conveniently housed in the triangle of Koch. There are two distinct atrial impulse approaches to the AV node, one of which (in the anterior portion of triangle of Koch) has a faster conduction, while the other one (in the posterior portion) has a slower conduction. However, it is not said that such a conductive duality translates into any arrhythmic phenomena. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1714/2898.29216DOI Listing
April 2018
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Flecainide toxicity in renal failure.

Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2018 Jul 9;31(3):328-330. Epub 2018 May 9.

Department of Cardiology, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York.

Flecainide, a class Ic antiarrhythmic, is used for the prevention of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation/flutter, and sustained ventricular tachycardia. Flecainide is primarily metabolized by the liver and to a lesser extent (30%) is excreted unchanged in the kidney. We present a case of flecainide toxicity in the setting of renal impairment that was successfully treated with intravenous sodium bicarbonate. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08998280.2018.1463042DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5997054PMC
July 2018
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Long-term single-center experience of defibrillator therapy in children and adolescents.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Nov 1;271:105-108. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Department of Pedriatric Cardiology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.

Background: Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) systems are established therapy for prevention of sudden cardiac death. Long-term data on ICD systems in children and adolescents is rare. The present study displays a long-term single-center follow-up of children and adolescents with ICD systems. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.05.130DOI Listing
November 2018
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Value of an old school approach: safety and long-term success of radiofrequency current catheter ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in children and young adolescents.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2018 Nov 15;53(2):267-277. Epub 2018 May 15.

Department of Electrophysiology, Electrophysiology Center Bremen, Senator-Weßling-Str. 1, 28277, Bremen, Germany.

Purpose: Radiofrequency current energy (RFC) ablation is still considered as the gold standard for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT). Success-rates for AVNRT ablation vary irrespective of the ablation technology and strategy. This study aimed to access safety, efficacy, and long-term outcome of RFC catheter ablation for the treatment of AVNRT in children and adolescents aged < 19 years with special focus on modulation versus ablation of the AV nodal slow pathway (SP). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10840-018-0367-6DOI Listing
November 2018
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Dexmedetomidine Sedation for Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia Ablation Is Not Associated With Alteration of Arrhythmia Inducibility.

Anesth Analg 2018 Apr 11. Epub 2018 Apr 11.

Division of Cardiology, Veterans Affairs Portland Health Care System, Portland, Oregon.

Background: Dexmedetomidine (Dex) is an attractive agent for procedural sedation due to its unique pharmacodynamic profile, specifically affording predictable sedation without concurrent respiratory depression. However, Dex has previously been reported to prevent or terminate arrhythmias. The purpose of this study was to investigate paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) inducibility and homeostatic stability during electrophysiology studies (EPSs) and ablation when a standardized Dex protocol was used as the primary sedation agent. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1213/ANE.0000000000003359DOI Listing
April 2018
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Effect of Antazoline on Electrophysiological Properties of Atrial Muscle and Conduction System of the Heart.

Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 2018 04;32(2):169-173

Department of Invasive Cardiology and Cardiac Arrhythmias, University Clinical Hospital Military Memorial Medical Academy - Central Veterans' Hospital in Lodz, Żeromskiego 113, 90-549, Łódź, Poland.

Purpose: Antazoline is a first-generation antihistaminic agent with additional anticholinergic properties and antiarrhythmic potential. Recent data shows its high effectiveness in sinus rhythm restoration among patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. The effect of antazoline on electrophysiological parameters of the heart in vivo has not yet been examined. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10557-018-6787-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5958171PMC

INFLUENCE OF CATHETER ABLATION OF PAROXYSMAL SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA ON PATIENTS' ANXIETY.

Georgian Med News 2018 Feb(Issue):58-60

Jo Ann Medical Center; David Tvildiani Medical University, Tbilisi, Georgia; Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain.

The aim of the study was to investigate the influence of catheter ablation of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia on patients' anxiety levels. We investigated 70 consecutive patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (AV Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia (AVNRT), AV Reentrant Tachycardia (AVRT) or Atrial Tachycardia (AT)) who underwent a catheter ablation. The patients filled out the State and Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) before the ablation on the day of the procedure and after 3 months of a successful catheter ablation. Read More

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February 2018

IMPACT OF RADIOFREQUENCY CATHETER ABLATION ON HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE ASSESSED BY THE SF-36 QUESTIONNAIRE IN PATIENTS WITH PAROXYSMAL SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA.

Georgian Med News 2018 Feb(Issue):54-57

Jo Ann Medical Center; David Tvildiani Medical University, Tbilisi, Georgia; Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain.

The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of catheter ablation on different aspects of health-related quality of life in association with patients' age, gender and the type of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. We investigated 70 consecutive patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (AV Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia (AVNRT), AV Reentrant Tachycardia (AVRT) or Atrial Tachycardia (AT)) who underwent a catheter ablation. The patients were asked to fill out the short form (SF-36) health questionnaire before the ablation on the day of the procedure and after 3 months of a successful catheter ablation and eight health concept scores (1. Read More

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February 2018

Case of mild X-linked ichthyosis complicated with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia and anemia.

J Dermatol 2018 Oct 22;45(10):e275-e276. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

Department of Dermatology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/1346-8138.14307
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1346-8138.14307DOI Listing
October 2018
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"Frog Sign" in paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.

Anatol J Cardiol 2018 Apr 13;19(4):E7. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Department of Cardiology, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Training and Research Hospital; İstanbul-Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14744/AnatolJCardiol.2018.78045DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5998851PMC
April 2018
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Right atrium enlargement predicts clinically significant supraventricular arrhythmia in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Heart Lung 2018 May - Jun;47(3):237-242. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, John Paul II Hospital in Krakow, Pradnicka 80, Kraków, Poland. Electronic address:

Background: Right atrial (RA) enlargement is a common finding in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and an important predictor of mortality, however its relation to the risk of atrial arrhythmias has not been assessed.

Objectives: To assess whether RA enlargement is associated with supraventricular arrhythmias (SVA) and whether it predicts new clinically significant SVA (csSVA).

Methods: Patients with PAH were recruited between January 2010 and December 2014 and followed until January 2017. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2018.01.004DOI Listing
January 2019
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A 34-year longitudinal study on long-term cardiac outcomes in DM1 patients with normal ECG at baseline at an Italian clinical centre.

J Neurol 2018 Apr 10;265(4):885-895. Epub 2018 Feb 10.

Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Organs (NESMOS), School of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy.

Cardiac conduction and/or rhythm abnormalities (CCRA) are the most frequent and life-threatening complications in DM1. In order to determine prevalence, incidence, characteristics, age of onset and predictors of CCRA, CCRA progression and sudden cardiac death (SCD) in DM1, we collected ECG/24hECG-Holter data from a yearly updated 34-year database of a cohort of 103 DM1 patients without cardiac abnormalities at baseline, followed for at least 1 year. Fifty-five patients developed CCRA [39 developed conduction abnormalities (CCA) and 16 rhythm abnormalities (CRA)], which progressed in 22. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00415-018-8773-3DOI Listing
April 2018
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Next-generation sequencing of AV nodal reentrant tachycardia patients identifies broad spectrum of variants in ion channel genes.

Eur J Hum Genet 2018 05 2;26(5):660-668. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Danish National Research Foundation Centre for Cardiac Arrhythmia, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) is the most common form of regular paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. This arrhythmia affects women twice as frequently as men, and is often diagnosed in patients <40 years of age. Familial clustering, early onset of symptoms and lack of structural anomaly indicate involvement of genetic factors in AVNRT pathophysiology. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41431-017-0092-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5945612PMC
May 2018
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Role of serum TGF-β1 level in atrial fibrosis and outcome after catheter ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Dec;96(51):e9210

Department of Cardiology, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China.

This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between serum transforming growth factor-β1 (TGF-β1) concentration and atrial fibrosis and to determine whether plasma TGF-β1 concentration is an independent predictor of atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence after catheter ablation.We included 98 consecutive patients who underwent catheter ablation, including 38 with paroxysmal AF (AF group) and 60 with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (control group). We compared their preablation serum concentration of biomarkers and clinical and echocardiographic findings. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000009210DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5758169PMC
December 2017
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[An analysis of clinical characteristics and acute treatment of supraventricular tachycardia in children from a multicenter study].

Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi 2018 Jan;56(1):13-18

Heart Center, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, First Hospital of Tsinghua University, Beijing 100016, China.

The study assessed the clinical characteristics and response to acute intravenous antiarrhythmic drug therapy of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) in children. This was a multicenter prospective descriptive study including 257 children from First Hospital of Tsinghua University, Peking University First Hospital, Children's Hospital Affiliated to Capital Institute of Pediatrics and Beijing Anzhen Hospital who received intravenous antiarrhythmic drug therapy for SVT from July 2014 to February 2017. The clinical and tachycardia features, response to intravenous antiarrhythmic drug therapy of these children were characterized. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0578-1310.2018.01.005DOI Listing
January 2018
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Endovascular coil embolization and stenting for the treatment of iatrogenic right internal mammary artery injury: A case report.

J Int Med Res 2018 Mar 11;46(3):1271-1276. Epub 2018 Jan 11.

1 Department of Cardiology, First Affiliated Hospital, 26441 School of Medicine, Zhejiang University , Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

A 54-year-old Chinese woman presented with a 10-year history of repeated paroxysmal palpitations. She was diagnosed with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia by 12-lead electrocardiogram and was advised to undergo catheter-based radiofrequency ablation. During the procedure, a rare complication occurred that was diagnosed as a right internal mammary artery penetrating injury. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0300060517740307DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5972256PMC
March 2018
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Influence of advancing age on clinical presentation, treatment efficacy and safety, and long-term outcome of inducible paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia without pre-excitation syndromes: A cohort study of 1960 patients included over 25 years.

PLoS One 2018 5;13(1):e0187895. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

Department of Cardiology, Nancy University Hospital, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France.

Aim: To investigate the influence of increasing age on clinical presentation, treatment and long-term outcome in patients with inducible paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) without pre-excitation syndromes.

Methods: Clinical and electrophysiological study (EPS) data, as well as long-term clinical outcome (mean follow-up 2.4±4. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5755731PMC
January 2018
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[Regulatory adaptive status in determining the effectiveness of bisoprololum and sotalolum in patients with hypertensive disease and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia].

Kardiologiia 2017 SJan;57(S1):345-354

Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education "Kuban State Medical University" of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.

Aim: To determine efficacy of bisoprolol and sotalol treatments in patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) and essential hypertension (EH) considering effects of these treatments on the regulatory adaptive status (RAS).

Materials And Methods: The study included 49 patients with paroxysmal SVT associated with stage II-III EH randomized to two groups of either bisoprolol (6.9±2. Read More

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January 2019
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Predictors of High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T Elevation in Patients with Acute Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia and Ischemic Heart Disease.

Tex Heart Inst J 2017 Oct 1;44(5):306-311. Epub 2017 Oct 1.

We studied the predictors and patterns of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) elevation in patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) in the presence and absence of ischemic heart disease. During calendar year 2013, we enrolled 70 of 72 consecutive adult patients with PSVT who presented at our center within 4 hours after the onset of tachycardia. On the basis of increased hs-cTnT at either of 2 initial measurements, we divided patients into groups (hs-cTnT-positive and hs-cTnT-negative), to study the predictors of enzyme elevation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14503/THIJ-15-5338DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731582PMC
October 2017
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