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Atrial fibrillation ablation in cor triatriatum: value of intracardiac echocardiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19937097     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 72-year old male, referred for percutaneous atrial fibrillation ablation, was found to have cor triatriatum during routine, pre-procedural transesophageal echocardiography. Accessing the superior pulmonary venous atrium and wide area circumferential ablation was guided by intracardiac echocardiography and performed without complications. The patient remains symptom-free, off anti-arrhythmic drug therapy, for 6 months following ablation. In this report, we emphasize the value of using intracardiac echocardiography during catheter ablation in patients with cor triatriatum.
Nisha L Bhatia; Julie Humphries; Krishnaswamy Chandrasekaran; Komandoor Srivathsan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-11-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1572-8595     ISO Abbreviation:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-13     Completed Date:  2010-12-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9708966     Medline TA:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  153-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic Arizona, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Atrial Fibrillation / surgery*,  ultrasonography*
Catheter Ablation / methods*
Cor Triatriatum / surgery*,  ultrasonography*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal

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