Catheter ablation, in extreme cases, can be used successfully as emergency therapy for VT in the CCU. In the hands of a physician experienced in electrophysiologic procedures, catheter ablation may prove to be an alternative to surgical or pharmacologic therapy in acutely ill patients with refractory ventricular arrhythmias.
Articles| June 01 1989
Emergency catheter ablation of refractory ventricular tachycardia
Crit Care Nurse (1989) 9 (5): 36–40.
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LL Stevens, RM Redd, TA Buckingham; Emergency catheter ablation of refractory ventricular tachycardia. Crit Care Nurse 1 June 1989; 9 (5): 36–40. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn1922.214.171.124
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