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Typical Atrial Flutter

  • Kevin Ming Wei LeongEmail author
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Abstract

Typical atrial flutter is one of the most common of the atrial tachyarrhythmias and highly amenable to catheter ablation. This is based on a clear understanding of its electroanatomical circuit and critical dependence upon the cavo-tricuspid isthmus. Achieving a line of block across this isthmus is associated with a low rate of recurrence, reduced morbidity and improved quality of life.

Keywords

Atrial flutter Atrial tachycardia Cavo-tricuspid isthmus Catheter ablation Electrophysiological techniques 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Imperial College Healthcare NHS TrustLondonUK
  2. 2.National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College LondonLondonUK

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