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Table 1 Features of 10 Cases of Prolonged Asystole induced by radiofrequency ablation

From: Sudden asystole during radiofrequency ablation: a case report and literature review

Ref. number Age(yrs)/sex Diagnosis Ablation site Asystole time(s) Repeated asystole Therapy Accompanying syndrome Result Adjacent ganglionated plexus
[8] 45/F PAF LSPV 8.2 No mention Ventricular pacing No mention S LSAGP
[8] 80/M PAF LSPV 9.5 No mention Ventricular pacing No mention S LSAGP
[9] 54/F PAF LSPV 17 No mention None Syncope S LSAGP
[3] 35/M AVRT Coronary sinus 8 Y None Near fainting; slight pain S PLLAGP
[4] 28/F AVRT LVFW 5.5 Y Ventricular pacing Near syncope; mild pain S PLLAGP
[5] 69/F AVNRT SP 10.3 Y Atropine No discomfort S PMLAGP
[6] 52/F AVNRT SP 4.6 Y None No pain S PMLAGP
[7] 43/M AVNRT SP 6.9 Y None Mild chest pain F PMLAGP
[10] 67/M PAF LSPV 12.5 Y Ventricular pacing No mention S LSAGP
Present 59/F AVRT LVFW 13.2 N None Syncope S PLLAGP
  1. Abbreviations: AVNRT atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, AVRT atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia, PAF paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, SP slow pathway, LVFW left ventricular free wall, LSPV left superior pulmonary, Y Yes, N No, S Success, F Failure, LSAGP Left superior atrial ganglionated plexus, PMLAGP posteromedial left atrial ganglionated plexus, PLLAGP posterolateral left atrial ganglionated plexus.