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Atrial Flutter Intra-Atrial Reentrant Tachycardia

  • Nicholas Von BergenEmail author
  • Ian H. Law
  • Macdonald DickII

Abstract

Atrial flutter and intra-atrial reentrant tachycardia (IART) are forms of reentrant supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) in which the reentry circuit is contained exclusively within the atria. This reentrant circuit relies upon anatomical or functional barriers within the atria which are often exposed and amplified by diseased atrial myocardium.

Keywords

Atrial Flutter Anatomical barriers Ablation of IART and atrial flutter Contact three-dimensional mapping Entrainment Fontan operation Incisional atrial tachycardia Intra-atrial reentrant tachycardia Mustard operation Non-contact endocardial mapping Reentrant tachycardia Senning operation Surgery Three-dimensional mapping 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas Von Bergen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ian H. Law
    • 2
  • Macdonald DickII
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of Wisconsin—MadisonMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Division of Cardiology, Department of PediatricsUniversity of Iowa Children’s Hospital, University of Iowa Carver College of MedicineIowa CityUSA
  3. 3.PPediatric Cardiology, The University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable DiseasesUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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