0
Articles |

Pacing Induced Mitral Regurgitation Following Radiofrequency Ablation of the Atrioventricular Conduction System : Case Report and Potential Mechanism

Marc Vanderheyden; Paul Nellens; Erik Andries; Marc Goethals
Author and Funding Information

From the Cardiovascular Center OLV-Ziekenhuis, Aalst, Belgium

Marc Vanderheyden MD, Cardiovascular Center, Imelda Ziekenhuis, Imeldalaan 9, 2820 Bonheiden, Belgium; e-mail: Marc.Vanderheyden@skynet.be


1998 by the American College of Chest Physicians


Chest. 1998;114(6):1776-1779. doi:10.1378/chest.114.6.1776
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Abstract

We describe a patient with hemodynamic deterioration and worsening mitral regurgitation related to right ventricular apex pacing. Time-dependent changes in papillary muscle contraction as well as ventricular remodeling by right ventricular apex pacing might be responsible for this rare but serious complication.


Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Figures

Tables

References

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Find Similar Articles
CHEST Journal Articles
PubMed Articles
  • CHEST Journal
    Print ISSN: 0012-3692
    Online ISSN: 1931-3543