Int J Arrhythm.  2017 Dec;18(4):205-208. 10.18501/arrhythmia.2017.031.

Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation with Myotonic Dystrophy and Achalasia-like Esophageal Dilatation

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  • 1Division of Cardiology, Kosin University Gospel Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea. chatjn@gmail.com

Abstract

Myotonic dystrophy, a multi-systemic disease with cardiac involvement, is the most common inherited neuromuscular disease. Here, we report the results of radiofrequency catheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation in a patient with myotonic dystrophy and achalasia-like esophageal dilatation.

Keyword

Atrial Fibrillation; Myotonic Dystrophy

MeSH Terms

Atrial Fibrillation*
Catheter Ablation*
Dilatation*
Humans
Myotonic Dystrophy*
Neuromuscular Diseases
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