Radiofrequency ablation for cardiac arrhythmias causing poscardiac injury syndrome

Gioia Turitto, Melecio G. Abordo, Mahendra Mandawat, Varol S. Togay, Nabil El-Sherif

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Abstract

We report 2 cases of exudative left pleural effusion following radiofrequency catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias complicated by cardiac perforation. We suggest that radiofrequency ablation may be a previously unsuspected cause of postcardiac injury syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-370
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume81
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

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Catheter Ablation
Pleural Effusion
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Wounds and Injuries

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Radiofrequency ablation for cardiac arrhythmias causing poscardiac injury syndrome. / Turitto, Gioia; Abordo, Melecio G.; Mandawat, Mahendra; Togay, Varol S.; El-Sherif, Nabil.

In: American Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 81, No. 3, 01.02.1998, p. 369-370.

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Turitto, Gioia ; Abordo, Melecio G. ; Mandawat, Mahendra ; Togay, Varol S. ; El-Sherif, Nabil. / Radiofrequency ablation for cardiac arrhythmias causing poscardiac injury syndrome. In: American Journal of Cardiology. 1998 ; Vol. 81, No. 3. pp. 369-370.
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