The presence of a right ventricular (RV) lead may interfere with cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI) ablation. We present a new option of lifting the RV lead from the CTI allowing a successful ablation of a CTI-dependent flutter without compromising lead integrity and functionality.

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Published in Clinical Case Reports, v. 5, issue 3, p. 312-314.

© 2017 The Authors. Clinical Case Reports published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

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Video S1. The video demonstrates “snaring” the right ventricular lead and lifting it away in order to facilitate Cavotricuspid Isthmus catheter ablation.

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