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Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation

  • Neil T. SrinivasanEmail author
  • Alex Cambridge
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Abstract

Ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation can in many cases be one of the most challenging areas of invasive electrophysiology. Reducing symptoms associated with VT and reducing the morbidity associated with ICD shocks remain the most common indications for VT ablation. There are three broad categories of VT: VT secondary to ischaemic heart disease, non-ischaemic heart disease, and normal heart VT. The approaches to ablation in each setting are slightly different and are outlined here.

Keywords

Monomorphic ventricular tachycardia Polymorphic ventricular tachycardia Ventricular fibrillation Substrate ablation Late potentials 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bart’s Heart Centre, St Bartholomew’s HospitalLondonUK

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