Successful radio-frequency catheter ablation of two cases of supraventricular tachycardia via a left-sided inferior vena cava
Congenital venous anomalies are uncommon, incidental findings encountered during adult interventional electrophysiology procedures. Femoral venous access is conventionally used during cardiac electrophysiology studies to gain access to the heart. The chance finding of an inferior vena cava anomaly may preclude the performance of these procedures from the femoral approach. We describe two cases in which we were able to successfully perform different radiofrequency catheter ablation procedures in the presence of an unusual venous anomaly, the left-sided IVC.
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Awan RA, Khanzada MF, Mumtaz Z, Qadir F. Successful radio-frequency catheter ablation of two cases of supraventricular tachycardia via a left-sided inferior vena cava. Pak J Med Sci. 2020;36(6):1402-1404. doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.36.6.2947
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