Advertisement

Bundle Branch Reentry Tachycardia: Why is the HV Interval often longer than in Sinus Rhythm? The Critical Role of Anisotropic Conduction

  • John D. Fisher
Article
tachycardia bundle branch reentry fascicular tachycardia HV interval anisotropy 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Tchou P, Jzayeri M, Denker S, Dongas J, Caceres J, Akhtar M. Transcatheter electrical ablation of right bundle branch, a method of treating macroreentrant ventricular tachycardia attributed to bundle branch reentry. Circulation1988;78:246-257.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Cohen TJ, Chien WW, Lurie KG, Young C, Goldberg HR, Wang Y-S, Langberg JJ, Lesh MD, Lee MA, Griffin JC, Scheinman MM. Radiofrequency catheter ablation for treatment of bundle branch reentrant ventricular tachycardia: Results and long-term follow-up. JACC1991;18:1767-1773.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Ruffy R, Kim SS, Lal R. Paroxysmal fascicular tachycardia: Electrophysiologic characteristics and treatment by catheter ablation. JACC1985;5: 1008-1014.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Berger RD, Orias D, Kasper KK, Calkins H. Catheter ablation of coexistent bundle branch and interfascicular reentrant ventricular tachycardias. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol1996;4:341-347.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Gonzalez RP, Scheinman MM, Lesh MD, Helmy I, Torres V, Van Hare GD. Clinical and electrophysiologic spectrum of fascicular tachycardias. Am Heart J1994;128:147-156.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Tchou P, Mehdirad AA. Bundle branch reentry ventricular tachycardia. PACE1195;18:1427-1437.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Caceres J, Jazayeri M, McKinnie J, Avitall B, Denker ST, Tchou P, Akhtar M. Sustained bundle branch reentry as a mechanism of clinical tachycardia. Circulation1989;79:256-270.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Katoh T, Nishimura M, Tsuji Y, Watanabe Y. Double His deflections caused by intra-Hisian conduction disturbance with longitudinal dissociation. Amer J Cardio1984;53:368-370.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Narula OS. Longitudinal dissociation in the His bundle. Bundle branch block due to asynchronous conduction within the His bundle in man. Circulation1977;6:996-1006.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    El-Sherif N, Amat-Y-Leon F, Schonfield C, Scherlag VJ, Rosen K, Lazzara R, Wyndham C. Normalization of bundle branch block patterns by distal His bundle pacing. Clinical and experimental evidence of longitudinal dissociation in the pathologic His bundle. Circulation1978;57:473-483.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Elencwajg B, Zaman L, Rozanski JJ, Myerburg RJ, Castellanos A. Transverse dissociation of the human His bundle. PACE1982;5:323-328.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Akiyama J, et al. Longitudinal dissociation in the His bundle: A possible mechanism of two distinct cycle lengths in atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia. PACE1997;20:2016-2018.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Miles WM, Prystowsky EN. Alteration of human right bundle branch refractoriness by changes in duration of the atrial drive train. Circulation1986;73:244-248.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Lorange M, Gulrajani RM, Nadeau RA, Preda I. A computer heart model incorporating anisotropic propagation. II. Simulations of conduction block. J Electrocard1993;26:263-277.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Saffitz JE, Davis LM, Darrow BJ, Kanter HL, Laing JG, Beyer EC. The molecular basis of anisotropy: Role of gap junctions. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol1995;6:498-510.Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Yang H, El-Sherif N, Isber N, Restivo M. A logical state model of circus movement atrial flutter: Role of anatomic obstacles, anisotropic conduction and slow conduction zones on induction, sustenance, and overdrive paced modulation of reentrant circuits. IEEE Trans on Biomed Eng1994;41:537-548.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • John D. Fisher
    • 1
  1. 1.Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of MedicineUSA

Personalised recommendations