- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Annual Issues ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Articles in Press ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 158621, 7 pages
Ventricular Dyssynchrony and Function Improve following Catheter Ablation of Nonseptal Accessory Pathways in Children
1Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Sainte-Justine Hospital, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada H3T 1C5
2Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada H1T 1C8
Received 8 April 2013; Accepted 9 June 2013
Academic Editor: Stamatios Lerakis
Copyright © 2013 Sylvia Abadir et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- K. Hina, T. Murakami, S. Kusachi et al., “Decreased amplitude of left ventricular posterior wall motion with notch movement to determine the left posterior septal accessory pathway in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome,” Heart, vol. 82, no. 6, pp. 731–739, 1999.
- H. Hishida, I. Sotobata, and Y. Koike, “Echocardiographic patterns of ventricular contraction in the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome,” Circulation, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 567–570, 1976.
- A. N. DeMaria, Z. Vera, A. Neumann, and D. T. Mason, “Alterations in ventricular contraction pattern in the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. Detection by echocardiography,” Circulation, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 249–257, 1976.
- A. R. Ticzon, A. N. Damato, A. R. Caracta, G. Russo, J. R. Foster, and S. H. Lau, “Interventricular septal motion during preexcitation and normal conduction in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. Echocardiographic and electrophysiologic correlation,” The American Journal of Cardiology, vol. 37, no. 6, pp. 840–847, 1976.
- G. S. Francis, P. Theroux, R. A. O'Rourke, A. D. Hagan, and A. D. Johnson, “An echocardiographic study of interventricular septal motion in the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome,” Circulation, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 174–178, 1976.
- L. Sasse and H. A. del Puerto, “Echocardiography of ventricular septal movement in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome,” Archivos del Instituto de Cardiologia de Mexico, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 445–450, 1976.
- J. P. Boineau, J. F. Moore, and W. C. Sealy, “Basis of clinical ECG variations in right and left ventricular pre-excitation. A unitary concept of WPW,” in Cardiac Arrhythmias. The 25th Hahnemann Symposium, Grune and Stratton, New York, NY, USA, 1973.
- F. E. A. U. ten Cate, M. A. Kruessell, K. Wagner et al., “Dilated cardiomyopathy in children with ventricular preexcitation: the location of the accessory pathway is predictive of this association,” Journal of Electrocardiology, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 146–154, 2010.
- G. Fazio, M. Mongiovi, L. Sutera, G. Novo, S. Novo, and S. Pipitone, “Segmental dyskinesia in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome: a possible cause of dilatative cardiomyopathy,” International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 123, no. 2, pp. e31–e34, 2008.
- J. Cadrin-Tourigny, A. Fournier, G. Andelfinger, and P. Khairy, “Severe left ventricular dysfunction in infants with ventricular preexcitation,” Heart Rhythm, vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 1320–1322, 2008.
- B. S. Kwon, E. J. Bae, G. B. Kim, C. I. Noh, J. Y. Choi, and Y. S. Yun, “Septal dyskinesia and global left ventricular dysfunction in pediatric Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome with septal accessory pathway,” Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 290–295, 2010.
- M. Tomaske, J. Janousek, V. Rázek et al., “Adverse effects of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome with right septal or posteroseptal accessory pathways on cardiac function,” Europace, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 181–189, 2008.
- L. V. A. Boersma, E. García-Moran, L. Mont, and J. Brugada, “Accessory pathway localization by QRS polarity in children with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome,” Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, vol. 13, no. 12, pp. 1222–1226, 2002.
- S. Cazeau, P. Bordachar, G. Jauvert et al., “Echocardiographic modeling of cardiac dyssynchrony before and during multisite stimulation: a prospective study,” Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 137–143, 2003.
- M. V. Pitzalis, M. Iacoviello, R. Romito, G. Luzzi, M. Anaclerio, and C. Forleo, “Role of septal to posterior wall motion delay in cardiac resynchronization therapy,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 596–597, 2006.
- J. J. Bax, T. H. Marwick, S. G. Molhoek et al., “Left ventricular dyssynchrony predicts benefit of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with end-stage heart failure before pacemaker implantation,” The American Journal of Cardiology, vol. 92, no. 10, pp. 1238–1240, 2003.
- N. B. Schiller, “Two-dimensional echocardiographic determination of left ventricular volume, systolic function, and mass. Summary and discussion of the 1989 recommendations of the American society of echocardiography,” Circulation, vol. 84, no. 3, pp. I280–I287, 1991.
- W. A. Zoghbi, M. Enriquez-Sarano, E. Foster et al., “Recommendations for evaluation of the severity of native valvular regurgitation with two-dimensional and doppler echocardiography,” Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 777–802, 2003.
- E. Abergel, “Echocardiographic indices of diastolic function put to the practical test,” Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux, vol. 98, no. 4, pp. 325–330, 2005.
- C. J. McMahon, S. F. Nagueh, R. H. Pignatelli et al., “Characterization of left ventricular diastolic function by tissue doppler imaging and clinical status in children with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy,” Circulation, vol. 109, no. 14, pp. 1756–1762, 2004.
- P. Rumeau, P. Acar, S. Paranon et al., “Evaluation of left ventricular diastolic function in children by doppler tissue imaging,” Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux, vol. 100, no. 5, pp. 405–410, 2007.
- M. Emmel, S. Balaji, and N. Sreeram, “Ventricular preexcitation associated with dilated cardiomyopathy: a causal relationship?” Cardiology in the Young, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 594–599, 2004.
- B. W. Eidem, C. J. McMahon, R. R. Cohen et al., “Impact of cardiac growth on doppler tissue imaging velocities: a study in healthy children,” Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 212–221, 2004.
- P. P. Karpawich, “Chronic right ventricular pacing and cardiac performance? The pediatric perspective,” Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 844–849, 2004.
- A. S. Manolis, “The deleterious consequences of right ventricular apical pacing: time to seek alternate site pacing,” Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 298–315, 2006.
- M. V. T. Tantengco, R. L. Thomas, and P. P. Karpawich, “Left ventricular dysfunction after long-term right ventricular apical pacing in the young,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 37, no. 8, pp. 2093–2100, 2001.
- M. R. Bristow, L. A. Saxon, J. Boehmer et al., “Cardiac-resynchronization therapy with or without an implantable defibrillator in advanced chronic heart failure,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 350, no. 21, pp. 2140–2150, 2004.
- J. G. F. Cleland, J. Daubert, E. Erdmann et al., “The effect of cardiac resynchronization on morbidity and mortality in heart failure,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 352, no. 15, pp. 1539–1549, 2005.
- F. W. Prinzen, E. C. Cheriex, T. Delhaas et al., “Asymmetric thickness of the left ventricular wall resulting from asynchronous electric activation: a study in dogs with ventricular pacing and in patients with left bundle branch block,” The American Heart Journal, vol. 130, no. 5, pp. 1045–1053, 1995.
- M. I. Cohen, J. K. Triedman, B. C. Cannon et al., “PACES/HRS expert consensus statement on the management of the asymptomatic young patient with a Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW, ventricular preexcitation) electrocardiographic pattern,” Heart Rhythm, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 1006–1024, 2012.