Junctional Tachycardia: Congenital, Acquired, Postoperative

  • Adam C. KeanEmail author
  • Matthew Hazle
  • Martin J. LaPage
  • Burt I. Bromberg


The several forms of junctional ectopic tachycardia (JET), including the congenital form, postoperative JET, and focal junctional tachycardia are outlined. The electrophysiologic properties of this arrhythmia are described. Postoperative junctional tachycardia is address in detail, including risk factors and treatment. Congenital junctional tachycardia and focal junctional tachycardia are outlined including their treatment, with transcatheter ablation.


Ablation Focal junctional tachycardia (FJT) hypothermia Junctional tachycardia (JET) Magnesium Postoperative JET 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam C. Kean
    • 1
    Email author
  • Matthew Hazle
    • 2
  • Martin J. LaPage
    • 3
  • Burt I. Bromberg
    • 4
  1. 1.Section of Pediatric CardiologyIndiana University School of MedicineIndianapolisUSA
  2. 2.Pediatric Cardiology, Wake Forest Baptist HealthWake Forest UniversityWinston SalemUSA
  3. 3.Pediatric Cardiology, The University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable DiseasesUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  4. 4.Department of PediatricsMercy ClinicSt. LouisUSA

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