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Management of asymptomatic arrhythmias: a European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) consensus document, endorsed by the Heart Failure Association (HFA), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS), Cardiac Arrhythmia Society of Southern Africa (CASSA), and Latin America Heart Rhythm Society (LAHRS).

Europace 2019 Mar 18. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Service de Cardiologie et Laboratoire d'Electrophysiologie Cardiaque, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Trousseau et Université François Rabelais, Tours, France.

Asymptomatic arrhythmias are frequently encountered in clinical practice. Although studies specifically dedicated to these asymptomatic arrhythmias are lacking, many arrhythmias still require proper diagnostic and prognostic evaluation and treatment to avoid severe consequences, such as stroke or systemic emboli, heart failure, or sudden cardiac death. The present document reviews the evidence, where available, and attempts to reach a consensus, where evidence is insufficient or conflicting. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/euz046DOI Listing
March 2019
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[Risk-stratification strategy for sudden cardiac death in the very young children with asymptomatic ventricular preexcitation].

Curr Cardiol Rev 2019 Mar 1. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

Pediatric Cardiology department of Puerta del Mar Universitary Hospital. Cadiz. Spain.

Asymptomatic VPE refers to the presence of this abnormal ECG pattern in the absence of any symptoms. The natural history in these patients is usually benign, and most children (60%) with VPE are usually asymptomatic. However, sudden cardiac death (SCD) has been reported to be the initial symptom in many patients too. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1573403X15666190301150754DOI Listing
March 2019
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Dichotomous roles of in the establishment of atrioventricular conduction pathways in the human heart.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2019 Feb 20;5(2):109-111. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2018.11.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6379565PMC
February 2019
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Transient complete heart block following catheter ablation of a left lateral accessory pathway.

J Arrhythm 2019 Feb 3;35(1):155-157. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

Department of Medicine University of California San Diego San Diego California.

A 16-year-old female with symptomatic Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome underwent catheter ablation of a left-sided lateral accessory pathway. The accessory pathway was eliminated with the first ablation lesion; however, the patient immediately developed complete heart block (CHB). At first, complete heart block was thought to be due to ablation of left atrial extension of the AV node, and pacemaker therapy was considered. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joa3.12138DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6373828PMC
February 2019
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Field dynamics in atrioventricular activation. Clinical evidence of a specific field-to-protein interaction.

Med Hypotheses 2019 Mar 2;124:56-59. Epub 2019 Feb 2.

Al Sabah Arrythmia Institute, Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital, New York, USA.

The atrioventricular node (AV) is considered the electrical connection between the atria and ventricles. There is an electrical pause between activation of the atria and the ventricles (PR segment), but to date the mechanism responsible for this interruption remains unclear. The present communication focuses on the hypothesis that magnetic field dynamics could provide the answer. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2019.02.012DOI Listing
March 2019
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Silent Cerebral Infarcts Following Left-Sided Accessory Pathway Ablation in Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome: A Preliminary Report.

Med Sci Monit 2019 Feb 19;25:1336-1341. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland.

BACKGROUND Catheter ablation is a routine procedure in patients with WPW syndrome. Silent cerebral infarcts (SCI) detected in magnetic resonance imaging may be a complication of the ablation procedure, but it is well documented only in atrial fibrillation ablation. Ablation of left-sided accessory pathways (L-AP) has a similar target area, but WPW patients differ from those with atrial fibrillation, due to lower initial risk of cerebral embolic events. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12659/MSM.914652DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6391861PMC
February 2019
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Differentiation of fasciculoventricular fibers from anteroseptal accessory pathways using the surface electrocardiogram.

Heart Rhythm 2019 Feb 11. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

Background: Fasciculoventricular fibers (FVFs) are responsible for 1%-5% of cases of asymptomatic preexcitation on the surface electrocardiogram (ECG). Unlike ventricular preexcitation seen in Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, FVFs are not associated with sudden cardiac death from preexcited atrial fibrillation.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to identify surface ECG variables that differentiate FVFs from true WPW syndrome. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2019.02.011DOI Listing
February 2019
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Catheter ablation of a right posterior accessory pathway in a patient with left ventricular noncompaction: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Feb;98(5):e14267

5th Department of Internal Medicine, 2nd Internal Medicine, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy.

Rtionale: Left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) is a genetic cardiomyopathy characterized by the presence of a thin compacted layer of myocardium and a spongy subendocardial layer with trabeculations and recesses. LVNC associated Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome is very rare.

Patient Concerns: A 32-year-old male presented with short episodes of palpitations and a syncope 6 months before his hospitalization. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000014267DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6380869PMC
February 2019
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Antipsychotics for patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome.

Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses 2019 Jan 3. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

1. Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Hershey, PA, USA.

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW) is a cardiac conduction abnormality characterized by ventricular contractions that appear sooner than the usual interval regulated by the atrioventricular (AV) node. It is commonly asymptomatic but in rare cases can lead to sudden cardiac death. Little is known about the cardiac effects of antipsychotics on patients with WPW. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3371/CSRP.SNCM.121218DOI Listing
January 2019
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Cardiac electrophysiologic procedures - A ten years' experience at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Karachi.

J Pak Med Assoc 2019 Jan;69(1):68-71

National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Karachi.

Objective: To review 10 years of clinical practice of cardiac electrophysiology study and radiofrequency catheter ablation in the treatment of supraventricular tachycardia.

Methods: The retrospective chart review was conducted at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Karachi, and comprised records of all patients who underwent electrophysiological study and / or radiofrequency catheter ablation from January2007 to December 2016. SPSS 21 was used for data analysis. Read More

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January 2019
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Efficacy and safety of cryoablation of para-Hisian and mid-septal accessory pathways using a specific protocol: single-center experience in consecutive patients.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2019 Jan 3. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Department of Heart and Vessels, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57, 21100, Varese, Italy.

Purpose: Radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation of para-Hisian (P-H) and mid-septal (M-S) accessory pathways (APs) is a potentially harmful procedure due to their close location to the A-V node. Conversely, cryoablation (CA) appears safer in this setting. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of CA of these APs using a specific protocol. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10840-018-0498-9DOI Listing
January 2019
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Aborted sudden cardiac death in a young soldier with concomitant hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

Cardiol Young 2018 Dec 26:1-4. Epub 2018 Dec 26.

2Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine,The Armed Forces Capital Hospital,Seongnam,Republic of Korea.

We present a young soldier presenting with aborted sudden cardiac death, who was found to have concomitant hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. Along with pathological haemodynamic features of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an easily-inducible re-entrant tachycardia was clearly documented in our patient. Given the fatal potential of supraventricular tachycardia in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, we postulated that his tachyarrhythmia could potentially trigger the event. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1047951118002123DOI Listing
December 2018
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Spontaneous regression of submitral pseudoaneurysm after radiofrequency catheter ablation in a patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2018 Dec 11;4(12):580-583. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, South Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2018.09.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6301885PMC
December 2018
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Sudden cardiac death due to the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome: A case report with genetic analysis.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(51):e13248

Department of Forensic Medicine, Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, PR China.

Rationale: The Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW) is a benign heart disease with accessory pathways, which can result in cardiac arrhythmias. The purpose of this case report is to introduce a rare case of sudden cardiac death (SCD) with a mild myocardial bridge and a history of WPW.

Patient Concerns: A 25-year-old man with known WPW syndrome died at night while sleeping. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013248DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6320009PMC
December 2018
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Unchanged QRS morphology with atrial pacing in a case of WPW syndrome: What is the mechanism?

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2019 02 4;42(2):287-288. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Department of Medicine and Cardiology Center, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary.

We present the case of a 55-year-old female who presented for a short episode of palpitation and an electrocardiogram consistent with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. She underwent an electrophysiological study showing that during incremental atrial pacing and extrastimulation the stimulus to QRS and QRS morphology stayed constant while the His to ventricular (HV) interval shortened. What can be the explanation for the constant QRS morphology, despite shortening HV during atrial pacing? Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.13576DOI Listing
February 2019
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Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis with Incidental Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome: A Rare Association. Treated by Percutaneous Transmitral Commissurotomy and Radiofrequency Ablation.

Heart Views 2018 Apr-Jun;19(2):58-62

Department of Cardiology, Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.

The combination of Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome and rheumatic mitral stenosis (MS) is rare in clinical practice. The management of this condition primarily depends on the clinical picture. We describe a 26-year-old male patient with no significant previous medical history and who came for a routine medical assessment before entrance to a police academy service. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/HEARTVIEWS.HEARTVIEWS_42_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6219281PMC
December 2018
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Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome due to a left atrial appendage-to-left ventricular connection: A case of a successful pathway elimination from inside of the left atrial appendage.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2018 Nov 4;4(11):519-522. Epub 2018 Aug 4.

Division of Pediatric Electrophysiology, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, Hollywood, Florida.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2018.07.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6241166PMC
November 2018
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Beta-adrenergic receptor antibodies in children with dilated cardiomyopathy.

Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 2019 01 1;11:102-108. Epub 2019 Jan 1.

Pediatric Nephrologist . Hospital Universitario Gregorio Marañon. Madrid, Spain.

Autoantibodies to beta-1 adrenergic receptor have been reported in adult patients with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Removal of these antibodies has a positive hemodynamic effect. Our aim was to investigate whether these antibodies are present in children with DCM and explore the potential hemodynamic benefit of immunoadsorption (IA). Read More

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January 2019
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Risk Stratification of an Accessory Pathway Using Isoproterenol after Cardiac Arrest.

J Atr Fibrillation 2018 Jun-Jul;11(1):2054. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

A 43-year-old man presented after ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest with evidence of pre-excited atrial fibrillation. Electrophysiology study with guideline-directed testing demonstrated a low risk accessory pathway effective refractory period, which became high-risk with isoproterenol infusion. This case represents a challenging scenario wherein a high-risk pathway may be misclassified using the currently indicated methods of risk stratification. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4022/jafib.2054DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6207237PMC
June 2018
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A decade of catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias in Sweden: ablation practices and outcomes.

Eur Heart J 2019 Mar;40(10):820-830

Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital, SE-171 76, Solna, Sweden.

Aims: Catheter ablation is considered the treatment of choice for many tachyarrhythmias, but convincing 'real-world' data on efficacy and safety are lacking. Using Swedish national registry data, the ablation spectrum, procedural characteristics, as well as ablation efficacy and reported adverse events are reported.

Methods And Results: Consecutive patients (≥18 years of age) undergoing catheter ablation in Sweden between 01 January 2006 and 31 December 2015 were included in the study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy709DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6403459PMC
March 2019
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Radiofrequency ablation of a middle cardiac vein inserted accessory pathway resulting in posterolateral coronary artery occlusion: A case report.

Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 2019 Jan - Feb;19(1):34-38. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Hospital São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Introduction: Posteroseptal accessory pathways account for 34.5% of the total. Of these, 36% are located within the coronary sinus (CS). Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S09726292183013
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipej.2018.11.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6354235PMC
November 2018
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Perioperative management of patients with pre-excitation syndromes.

Rom J Anaesth Intensive Care 2018 Oct;25(2):131-147

Department of Anaesthesiology, 401 Military Hospital, Athens, Greece.

Patients with pre-excitation abnormalities are at a high risk for life-threatening perioperative arrhythmias. In Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, the anaesthetics used for invasive diagnostic testing/ablation, should not affect cardiac electrophysiology; propofol, sevoflurane, fentanyl, sufentanil, alfentanil are suitable. In non-ablative surgery, propofol, sevoflurane, isoflurane, fentanyl, alfentanil, sufentanil have been used safely. Read More

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http://www.jurnalul-anestezie.ro/archive/y2018/n2/a8
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http://dx.doi.org/10.21454/rjaic.7518.252.stkDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6211613PMC
October 2018
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Masking of myocardial infarction ECG in a patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

Singapore Med J 2018 10;59(10):558-559

Klinik Malaysia, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2018130DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6199193PMC
October 2018
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Gerbode type defect after trans-septal puncture for ablation of left-sided accessory pathway.

ARYA Atheroscler 2018 May;14(3):139-141

Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Background: Trans-septal puncture (TSP) is a safe and effective method to approach left atrium and ventricle. Nowadays, cardiac electrophysiologists perform this procedure routinely to treat left-sided arrhythmias.

Case Report: A 45-year-old man was referred to our center due to Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.22122/arya.v14i3.1671DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6191576PMC
May 2018
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Acute myocardial infarction in a patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

J Geriatr Cardiol 2018 Sep;15(9):605-608

Department of Cardiology, No. 37 Hospital of PLA, Ya'an, Sichuan Province, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2018.09.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6188978PMC
September 2018
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An Unusual Pattern of Ventricular Pre-Excitation: Electrophysiological and Genetic Substrate.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2018 Oct;4(10):1377-1378

Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Research Center, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Humanitas Research and University Hospital, Rozzano (Milan), Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2018.05.021DOI Listing
October 2018
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Ebstein's Anomaly of the Tricuspid Valve: A Natural Laboratory for Re-Entrant Tachycardias.

Authors:
Edward P Walsh

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2018 Oct 25;4(10):1271-1288. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Cardiac Electrophysiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

Ebstein's anomaly of the tricuspid valve is a relatively rare form of congenital heart disease that has long been a challenge to electrophysiologists and cardiac surgeons. In addition to the hemodynamic burden of the actual valve defect, Ebstein's patients must also contend with an extraordinarily high incidence of tachyarrhythmias, most of which can be attributed to accessory atrioventricular pathways (APs) located along the posterior and septal border of the tricuspid valve where the valve leaflets are most abnormal. It is the only congenital heart defect with such a dramatic predisposition toward APs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2018.05.024DOI Listing
October 2018
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Atrial Fibrillation in a Patient With an Accessory Pathway.

J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep 2018 Jan-Dec;6:2324709618802870. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.

A 24-year-old man with history of unspecified arrhythmia presented with palpitations and chest pain. Initial electrocardiogram (ECG) revealed irregular tachycardia with varying QRS width: 150 to 200 beats per minute for narrow complexes and 300 beats per minute for wide complexes. Following cardioversion, ECG revealed sinus tachycardia with a preexcitation pattern of positive delta waves in the anterolateral leads and negative delta waves in inferior leads. Read More

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2324709618802870
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2324709618802870DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6166305PMC
September 2018
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Accessory pathway-related left ventricular wall motion abnormality and the effects of radiofrequency catheter ablation in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2019 Jan 22;30(1):102-108. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Introduction: The objective of the current study was to elucidate the effects of the accessory pathways (APs) on the left ventricular (LV) wall motion and radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) on AP-related regional wall motion abnormality (RWMA) in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome.

Methods And Results: We included 348 consecutive patients (age, 37.6 ± 17. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13753DOI Listing
January 2019
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Coexistence of Brugada and Wolff Parkinson White syndromes: A case report and review of the literature.

Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 2018 10;46(6):488-493

Department of Cardiology, Şişli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.

A 31-year-old male patient presented with complaints of palpitations, dizziness, and recurrent episodes of syncope. A 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) revealed manifest ventricular preexcitation, which suggested Wolff Parkinson White syndrome. In addition, an incomplete right bundle branch block and a 3-mm ST segment elevation ending with inverted T-waves in V2 were consistent with coved-type (type 1) Brugada pattern. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5543/tkda.2018.77834DOI Listing
October 2018
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Coexistence of Wolff-Parkinson-White and Brugada ECG.

Authors:
Okan Erdoğan

Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 2018 09;46(6):433-434

Department of Cardiology, Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5543/tkda.2018.75271DOI Listing
September 2018
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Drug-Induced Loss of Preexcitation in Pediatric Patients with WPW Pattern During Electrophysiologic Study.

Pediatr Cardiol 2019 Jan 10;40(1):194-197. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Department for Pediatric Cardiology, University of Leipzig - Heart Center, Strümpellstr. 39, 04289, Leipzig, Germany.

Ablation of accessory pathways (AP) is one of the most often performed procedures in pediatric electrophysiology. In pediatric patients these procedures are mostly performed in anaesthesia or sedation. In some of these patients who are referred for electrophysiologic (EP) study, we could observe disappearance of the preexcitation, i. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00246-018-1979-4DOI Listing
January 2019
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Prognostic Significance and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation of Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

Am J Cardiol 2018 Nov 3;122(9):1546-1550. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Department of Special Medical Treatment Center, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People's Republic of China. Electronic address:

To assess the mid-term mortality and risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HC) and Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, 40 patients with HC and WPW were enrolled in our center between 2010 and 2017. An age- and gender-matched comparison cohort of patients with HC without WPW (n = 160) was generated from the same center. The clinical profile and outcomes were assessed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.07.021DOI 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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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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Does the age of evaluation change the long-term follow-up of untreated pre-excitation syndrome?

J Electrocardiol 2018 Sep - Oct;51(5):792-797. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Cardiology, CHU, Nancy, France.

Background: Due to high rates of ablation at the time of diagnostic EP study, follow-up of the natural history of untreated pre-excitation syndrome has become difficult. We present patients in which such data is available and study the effect of initial age on the evolution.

Methods: In this retrospective review, 126 patients, 47 aged ≤19 years, 79 aged more than>19 underwent 2 similar electrophysiological studies (EPS) within 1 to 25 years of one another (8. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2018.06.009DOI Listing
June 2018
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Wolff-Parkinson White syndrome in a parturient with rheumatic heart disease for caesarean section - Anaesthesia management.

Indian J Anaesth 2018 Aug;62(8):641-643

Department of Anaesthesia, Seth GSMC, KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ija.IJA_132_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6100265PMC
August 2018
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Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation Manifesting Delta-wave during Hypothermia Treatment.

Intern Med 2019 Feb 24;58(3):401-404. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Department of Cardiology and Clinical Examination, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Japan.

We herein report a case of a 53-year-old man who survived cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation (VF). When admitted to the hospital, his 12-lead electrocardiogram did not show Brugada-like ST elevation, early repolarization or delta-wave, in any leads. During the treatment of hypothermia, the manifestation of delta-wave was documented, which disappeared after the cessation of this treatment. Read More

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https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/internalmedicine/advpub
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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.1468-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6395142PMC
February 2019
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Mitochondrial DNA mutation "m.3243A>G"-Heterogeneous clinical picture for cardiologists ("m.3243A>G": A phenotypic chameleon).

Congenit Heart Dis 2018 Sep 21;13(5):671-677. Epub 2018 Aug 21.

Department of Child and Adolescent Health, Pediatrics I/III, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

Objective: In general, a mitochondrial disorder is diagnosed on the basis of symptom combinations and confirmed by genetic findings. However, patients carrying the m.3243A>G mutation in the mitochondrial tRNA leucine 1 (MT-TL1) do not always meet all the proposed criteria for the most frequently encountered mitochondrial syndrome "MELAS," an acronym for Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy, Lactic Acidosis, and at least one Stroke-like episode. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/chd.12634
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/chd.12634DOI Listing
September 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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August 2018
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Three-dimensional histologic reconstruction of remnant functional accessory atrioventricular myocardial connections in a case of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

Cardiovasc Pathol 2018 Nov - Dec;37:1-4. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

Department of Pathology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan.

Myocardial bundles working as accessory pathways in Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome are generally tiny tissues, so elucidating the culprit histology of atrioventricular (AV) myocardial connections requires careful serial sectioning of the AV junction. We performed a postmortem examination of accessory AV myocardial connections in an 84-year-old man who died from pneumonia 20 years after surgical cryoablation for WPW syndrome. Three-dimensional reconstruction images of serial histologic sections revealed accessory AV connections between the atrial and ventricular myocardium in the vicinity of the cryoablation scar. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carpath.2018.07.003DOI Listing
January 2019
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Fast, Broad, and Irregular: Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome.

Am J Med 2018 Dec 11;131(12):1456-1459. Epub 2018 Aug 11.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California (Davis) Medical Center, Sacramento.

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December 2018
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Accessory pathway-mediated tachycardia: Where to ablate?

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 Nov 12;29(11):1581-1583. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology, St. Vincent Medical Group, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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November 2018
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Usefulness of Echocardiography in Children with New-Onset Supraventricular Tachycardia.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2018 Oct 31;31(10):1146-1150. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

Department of Pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio.

Background: Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is the most common sustained arrhythmia in children. Infants with SVT and ventricular preexcitation (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome) are known to have up to 30% prevalence of congenital heart disease (CHD). Infants without ventricular preexcitation who present with SVT at <1 year of age have a similar prevalence of CHD. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2018.05.001DOI Listing
October 2018
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Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome presenting with steroid-induced bradycardia in a patient with acute rheumatic fever.

Cardiol Young 2018 Nov 2;28(11):1375-1377. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Department of Pediatric Cardiology,Ankara Child Health and Diseases, Hematology Oncology Training and Research Hospital,University of Health Sciences,Ankara,Turkey.

Steroids are used in the treatment of acute rheumatic fever with moderate-to-severe carditis. Corticosteroids have several cardiovascular side affects that are more common in adults than in children. Corticosteroid-related bradycardia is a rarely seen side effect. Read More

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November 2018
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Catheter Ablation in Children With Accessory A-V Pathway: Do Short-Term Results Predict Long-Term Success?

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2018 Apr;4(4):456-458

Electrophysiology Program, Pennsylvania State University Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State Health Children's Hospital, Penn State University College of Medicine, and The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2018.02.008DOI Listing
April 2018
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Preventing Sudden Death in Asymptomatic Wolf-Parkinson-White Patients.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2018 Apr;4(4):445-447

University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine, London, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2017.11.014DOI Listing
April 2018
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Life-Threatening Event Risk in Children With Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome: A Multicenter International Study.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2018 Apr 15;4(4):433-444. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Objectives: This study sought to characterize risk in children with Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome by comparing those who had experienced a life-threatening event (LTE) with a control population.

Background: Children with WPW syndrome are at risk of sudden death.

Methods: This retrospective multicenter pediatric study identified 912 subjects ≤21 years of age with WPW syndrome, using electrophysiology (EPS) studies. Read More

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April 2018
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