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- •Ethanol ablation can be safely performed in experienced centers as a bail-out strategy for otherwise intractable ventricular tachycardia.
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Funding Sources: Supported by the European Union’s grant 945119.
Disclosures: Josef Kautzner reports personal fees from Bayer, Biosense Webster, Boehringer Ingelheim, Medtronic, and St. Jude Medical (Abbott) for participation in scientific advisory boards, and has received speaker honoraria from Bayer, Biosense Webster, Biotronik, Boehringer Ingelheim, Medtronic, Pfizer, ProMed, and St. Jude Medical (Abbott). Petr Peichl has received speaker honoraria from St Jude Medical (Abbott) and has served as a consultant for Biotronik and Boston Scientific. The remaining authors have no disclosures.
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