Mortality and safety of catheter ablation for antiarrhythmic drug-refractory ventricular tachycardia in elderly patients with coronary artery disease

Inada, Keiichi; Roberts-Thomson, Kurt C; Seiler, Jens; Steven, Daniel; Tedrow, Usha B; Koplan, Bruce A; Stevenson, William G (2010). Mortality and safety of catheter ablation for antiarrhythmic drug-refractory ventricular tachycardia in elderly patients with coronary artery disease. Heart, 7(6), pp. 740-4. London: BMJ Publishing Group 10.1016/j.hrthm.2010.02.019

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As the population ages, recurrent ventricular tachycardia (VT) is increasingly encountered in elderly patients with ischemic heart disease. Radiofrequency catheter ablation is useful for reducing VT therapy in patients with an implantable defibrillator. The utility of radiofrequency catheter ablation in the elderly is not well defined.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology

UniBE Contributor:

Seiler, Jens

ISSN:

1355-6037

Publisher:

BMJ Publishing Group

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:10

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:05

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.hrthm.2010.02.019

PubMed ID:

20167290

Web of Science ID:

000278608300003

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/1611 (FactScience: 203389)

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