Chapter 8. Transcatheter Ablation: Therapeutic Electrophysiology

  1. Richard N. Fogoros MD

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750681.ch8

Electrophysiologic Testing, Fourth Edition

Electrophysiologic Testing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Fogoros, R. N. (ed) (2006) Transcatheter Ablation: Therapeutic Electrophysiology, in Electrophysiologic Testing, Fourth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750681.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Pittsburgh, PA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405104784

Online ISBN: 9780470750681



  • transcatheter ablation;
  • technology of transcatheter ablation;
  • direct current (dc) shocks;
  • radiofrequency (rf) energy;
  • ablation of the av junction


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The technology of transcatheter ablation

  • Ablation of the AV junction

  • Ablation of AV nodal reentrant tachycardia

  • Ablation of bypass tracts

  • Ablation of atrial tachyarrhythmias

  • Ablation of reentrant ventricular tachycardias

  • Ablation of unusual ventricular tachycardias

  • Newer methods of mapping

  • Complications of RF ablation