Multiple atrioventricular nodal pathways-A new electrophysiological phenomenon in children

Alfonso Casta, Grace S. Wolff, Dolores Tamer, Celia J. Flinn, Ashok V. Mehta, Katharine G. Smith, Henry Gelband

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Abstract

Multiple atrioventricular (A-V) nodal pathways are described in five dysrhythmia-free children with congenital heart defects. The five were some (2.9%) of 175 children who underwent diagnostic cardiac catheterization and electrophysiological evaluation over a three year period. Supraventricular tachycardia was not induced during the electrophysiological evaluation. Medical follow-up is recommended since multiple A-V nodal pathways have been demonstrated in adults with A-V nodal reentrant tachycardia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)331-337
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Electrocardiology
Volume16
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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