Electrical Homogenization of Ventricular Scar by Application of Collagenase: A Novel Strategy for Arrhythmia Therapy.

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Summary of "Electrical Homogenization of Ventricular Scar by Application of Collagenase: A Novel Strategy for Arrhythmia Therapy."

-Radiofrequency ablation for ventricular tachycardia (VT) is an established therapy. Use of chemical agents for scar homogenization represents an alternative approach. The purpose of this study was to characterize the efficacy of collagenase (CLG) application on epicardial ventricular scar homogenization.

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1UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

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Name: Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology
ISSN: 1941-3084
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