Epicardial ablation of ventricular tachycardia associated with isolated ventricular noncompaction

Euy Lim Hong, Hui Nam Pak, Joo Shim Wan, Moo Ro Young, Young Hoon Kim

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    A 52-year-old man presented with sudden onset of palpitations and dizziness. Echocardiogram confirmed the diagnosis of isolated noncompaction of ventricular myocardium with moderated systolic dysfunction, and the electrocardiogram (ECG) revealed ventricular tachycardia (VT), of which the focus seemed to match an area of prominent left ventricular noncompaction on the 12-lead surface ECG. Through the activation mapping from the endo- and epicardium, simultaneously, a discrete potential preceding the QRS during VT was observed at the anterolateral epicardial wall. He subsequently underwent radiofrequency ablation, and VT was successfully eliminated.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)797-799
    Number of pages3
    JournalPACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
    Issue number7
    Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jul


    • Epicardial ablation
    • Isolated ventricular noncompaction
    • Ventricular tachycardia

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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