Ablation of atrial tachycardia occurring after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with corrected rheumatic valve disease
Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology , 05/25/2012
Wang XH et al. – Macro– or localized reentries were the predominant type of recurrent atrial tachycardia (AT) after long–standing persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation in both the rheumatic valvular disease (RVD) and the control groups. Compared with patients without RVD, patients with RVD had more average number of ATs and had higher probability of further recurrence despite the similar acute effectiveness of reablation.