Pre- and intraoperative identification of multiple accessory pathways. Experience of 19 pathways in 9 patients
1989 (English)In: Cardiology, ISSN 0008-6312, E-ISSN 1421-9751, Vol. 76, no 1, 42-52 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The pre- and intraoperative electrophysiological studies in 9 patients with two or more accessory pathways are described. The presence of multiple accessory pathways was clinically suspected in only 2 patients. During the preoperative electrophysiological study two accessory pathways were identified in 7 patients and a single pathway in 2 patients. At operation, additionally three accessory pathways were identified in 3 patients. One out of two pathways, found preoperatively, could not be confirmed in 1 patient. It is concluded that the clinical or preoperative electrophysiological evidence of only one accessory pathway should not distract one's attention from considering multiple accessory pathways in patients presenting only one type of tachycardia.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
1989. Vol. 76, no 1, 42-52 p.
Electrophysiology, Heart Conduction System/*physiopathology, Humans, Intraoperative Care, Preoperative Care, Research Support; Non-U.S. Gov't, Tachycardia/*physiopathology, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome/*physiopathology/surgery
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-69348DOI: 10.1159/000174470PubMedID: 2706644OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-69348DiVA: diva2:97259