Chapter 6. Intracardiac Echocardiographic Imaging in Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia and Atrial Tachycardias

  1. Jian-Fang Ren MD1,
  2. Francis E. Marchlinski MD2,
  3. David J. Callans MD3 and
  4. David Schwartzman MD4
  1. Jian-Fang Ren MD and
  2. David J. Callans MD

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994979.ch6

Practical Intracardiac Echocardiography in Electrophysiology

Practical Intracardiac Echocardiography in Electrophysiology

How to Cite

Ren, J.-F. and Callans, D. J. (2005) Intracardiac Echocardiographic Imaging in Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia and Atrial Tachycardias, in Practical Intracardiac Echocardiography in Electrophysiology (eds J.-F. Ren, F. E. Marchlinski, D. J. Callans and D. Schwartzman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994979.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Senior Research Investigator, Clinical and Experimental Electrophysiology Laboratories, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA, USA

  2. 2

    Professor of Medicine and Director of Electrophysiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  3. 3

    Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  4. 4

    Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135009

Online ISBN: 9780470994979

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • inappropriate sinus tachycardia;
  • atrial tachycardias;
  • intracardiac echocardiography (ICE);
  • epicardium;
  • radiofrequency energy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Imaging of the Superolateral Crista Terminalis–The Sinus Node

  • Lesion Morphologic Changes

  • Imaging Features for Procedural Endpoints

  • Repeat Ablation

  • Potential Complications

  • Identifying Common Sites of Origin for Atrial Tachycardias

  • References