"Catheter Ablation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Removal of tissue with electrical current delivered via electrodes positioned at the distal end of a catheter. Energy sources are commonly direct current (DC-shock) or alternating current at radiofrequencies (usually 750 kHz). The technique is used most often to ablate the AV junction and/or accessory pathways in order to interrupt AV conduction and produce AV block in the treatment of various tachyarrhythmias.
|Catheter Ablation, Electric
- Catheter Ablation, Electric
- Electrical Catheter Ablation
- Catheter Ablation, Electrical
- Ablation, Electrical Catheter
- Electric Catheter Ablation
- Ablation, Electric Catheter
Ablation, Transvenous Electric
- Ablation, Transvenous Electric
- Electric Ablation, Transvenous
- Transvenous Electric Ablation
- Ablation, Transvenous Electrical
- Electrical Ablation, Transvenous
- Transvenous Electrical Ablation
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