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Damage to the coronary artery is a rare but important complication following radiofrequency catheter ablation. This case report describes the management of circumflex artery occlusion following mitral isthmus ablation in a 62-year-old male. It also provides a brief literature review and discusses the clinical implications of this complication.

Original publication

DOI

10.1093/europace/eup447

Type

Journal article

Journal

Europace

Publication Date

05/2010

Volume

12

Pages

743 - 745

Keywords

Catheter Ablation, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Occlusion, Electrocardiography, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Mitral Valve, Tachycardia