Surgery for Pediatric Cardiac Arrhythmias
During the past 15 years, the surgical approach to treatment of tachycardias has been successfully employed, but mainly in adult patients [1–5]. Recent advances, both in electrophysiology and surgical technique, have resulted in a similar high success rate in children . In this paper, we describe our surgical experience, emphasizing the unique features of Wolff-ParkinsonWhite syndrome (WPW) and ventricular tachycardia (VT) in children.
KeywordsCatheter Doyle Myocarditis
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