Nationwide survey on the current practice of ventricular tachycardia ablation

Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine

22 July Jul 2019 4 months ago
  • Casella M, Tondo C

We performed a nationwide survey on the current practice of ventricular tachycardia catheter ablation in Italy during the year 2016.

The present survey provides a snapshot of the current invasive treatment of ventricular tachycardia by catheter ablation. The procedure, especially in the setting of ischemic cardiomyopathy, is performed nationwide. Complex cases, including those with electrical storm, should be managed within a preestablished integrated network of regional referral centers able to transfer patients as soon as possible

Reference

Vergara P, Casella M, Barbato G, De Ruvo E, Grandinetti G, Notarstefano P, Tola G, Calvi V, Santini L, Nissardi V, Nonis A, Ricci RP, Boriani G, Tondo C, Della Bella P. Nationwide survey on the current practice of ventricular tachycardia ablation. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 2019 Jul 10. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000000830.

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