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Surgery for Pediatric Cardiac Arrhythmias

  • T. Iwa
  • T. Misaki
  • E. Kamata
  • K. Mukai
Conference paper

Abstract

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 [2]. In this paper, we describe our surgical experience, emphasizing the unique features of Wolff-ParkinsonWhite syndrome (WPW) and ventricular tachycardia (VT) in children.

Keywords

Ventricular Tachycardia Gate Blood Pool Rapid Ventricular Response Cardiac Fibroma Genital Heart Disease 
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References

  1. 1.
    Iwa T, Et Al: Localization and interruption of accessory conduction pathway in the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg 80: 271, 1980.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Iwa T, Et Al: Surgical treatment of the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome in infants and children. Jpn J Surg 11:297, 1981.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Iwa T, Et Al: Simultaneous surgery for Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome combined with Ebstein’s anomaly. Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg 28: 42, 1980.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Iwa T, Et Al: Surgical experiences of nonischemic ventricular tachycardia. Jpn Ann Thoracic Surg 3: 31, 1983.Google Scholar
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    Iwa T, Et Al: Successful surgical ablation of reentrant ventricular tachycardia caused by myocardial fibroma. J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg 73: 469, 1984.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Iwa
  • T. Misaki
  • E. Kamata
  • K. Mukai

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