Non-fluoroscopic Catheter Ablation of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias

  • Santiago Rivera
  • Maria de la Paz Ricapito
  • Danna Spears


Ventricular arrhythmia substrates are increasingly ablated using almost always 3-D mapping systems in conjunction with fluoroscopy to safely navigate in the heart chambers; we describe a total non-fluoroscopic approach to address idiopathic ventricular substrates, combining electroanatomical mapping and, when needed, non-ionizing imaging modalities as intracardiac ultrasound.


Ablation Non-fluoroscopic Ventricular arrhythmias Idiopathic 3-D mapping systems Intracardiac ultrasound 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Santiago Rivera
    • 1
  • Maria de la Paz Ricapito
    • 2
  • Danna Spears
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Cardiac Electrophisiology DepartmentBuenos Aires Cardiovascular Institute (ICBA)Buenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Cardiac Imaging DepartmentBuenos Aires Cardiovascular Institute (ICBA)Buenos AiresArgentina
  3. 3.Inherited Arrhythmia Program, Division of Cardiology—Electrophysiology, Pregnancy and Heart Disease Program—Arrhythmia ClinicUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  4. 4.Canadian Working Group on Radiation Reduction in Arrhythmia ManagementUniversity Health Network–Toronto General HospitalTorontoCanada

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