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How to troubleshoot the electroanatomic map

  • Kyoko Soejima
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    Address reprint requests and correspondence: Dr. Kyoko Soejima, Shukugawara1-30-37, Tama-ku Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan 214-8525
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    Department of Cardiology, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki Municipal Tama Hospital, Kawasaki, Japan
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      An electroanatomical mapping system is a useful tool for complex arrhythmia ablation. The system reconstructs the precise 3-dimensional chamber of interest with electrical and anatomical information. There are several technical aspects that physicians should be aware of to maximize its efficacy. This review provides relevant information on troubleshooting of the mapping system.

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      Abbreviations:

      >3D (3-dimensional), AFL (atrial flutter), AT (atrial tachycardia), DP (double potentials), ECG (electrocardiogram), EGM (electrogram), LV (left ventricle/ventricular), RV (right ventricle/ventricular), VT (ventricular tachycardia)
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