Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2012; 16 (2): 261-264

Catheter ablation of atrial tachycardia after interatrial defect repair with patch apposition

B.L. Nguyen, C.M. Garante, F. Tersigni, R. Sergiacomi, M. Petrassi, A. Di Matteo, F. Tufano, N. Alessandri

Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine, “Sapienza” University (Polo Pontino), Rome (Italy)


A 54-year-old woman with history of septal atrial mixoma surgically treated and drug-refractory supraventricular tachyarrhythmia underwent catheter ablation of macro-reentry areas near the pericardial patch placed to repair an interatrial defect.
The use of ablative therapy has been successful to cure this arrhythmia.

Corresponding Author: Nicola Alessandri, MD; e-mail: Alessandrinicola@libero.it

To cite this article

B.L. Nguyen, C.M. Garante, F. Tersigni, R. Sergiacomi, M. Petrassi, A. Di Matteo, F. Tufano, N. Alessandri
Catheter ablation of atrial tachycardia after interatrial defect repair with patch apposition

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 2012
Vol. 16 - N. 2
Pages: 261-264