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Chronic Rate Dependent Exit Block After Pulmonary Vein Isolation
  • Parth Makker,
  • Eric Dulmovits,
  • Stuart Beldner
Parth Makker
Lenox Hill Hospital
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Eric Dulmovits
North Shore University Hospital
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Stuart Beldner
Northwell Health
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Abstract

Rate dependent exit block across the pulmonary veins has been previously described immediately following catheter ablation. We report the case of rate dependent PV block seen at repeat ablation 7 years after the index procedure. To our knowledge, this is the first report of chronic rate dependent exit block (i.e. Rate dependent exit block discovered 7 years after circumferential PV antral isolation). We believe that, as with CTI ablation, rate independent pulmonary vein isolation should be confirmed.

Peer review status:Published

18 Oct 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
19 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
19 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
21 Oct 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
22 Nov 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
23 Nov 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
04 Mar 20211st Revision Received
08 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
08 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
08 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
21 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
22 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Accept
03 Apr 2021Published in Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 10.1111/jce.15017