A 75-year-old woman with refractory paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy underwent a successful combined maze procedure and septal myectomy. Postoperative episodes of atrial fibrillation and flutter occurred only during periods of bradyarrhythmia and did not recur with atrial inhibited pacing.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine