Typical atrial flutter catheter ablation complicated by right coronary artery spasm and occlusion. Case report and review of the literature

G Ital Cardiol

20 Marzo Mar 2021 27 days ago
  • Tondo C

Right coronary artery lesion is an uncommon and serious complication of typical atrial flutter ablation. We report a case of right coronary artery occlusion during atrial flutter ablation managed with percutaneous coronary intervention, combined with a review of the literature, in order to obtain pathogenetic and epidemiological information about this complication.

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Zanchi S, Bianchini L, Bordignon S, Tohoku S, Chen S, Bologna F, Tondo C, Schmidt B, Chun JKR. Typical atrial flutter catheter ablation complicated by right coronary artery spasm and occlusion. Case report and review of the literature. G Ital Cardiol 2021 Mar;22(3):244-249.doi: 10.1714/3557.35345.

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