Radiofrequency ablation for cardiac arrhythmias causing poscardiac injury syndrome

Gioia Turitto, Melecio G. Abordo, Mahendra K. Mandawat, Varol S. Togay, Nabil El-Sherif

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We report 2 cases of exudative left pleural effusion following radiofrequency catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias complicated by cardiac perforation. We suggest that radiofrequency ablation may be a previously unsuspected cause of postcardiac injury syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-370
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Feb 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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