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NRGTM RF powered transseptal needle: a useful technique for transcatheter atrial septostomy and Fontan fenestration: report of three cases.
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PMID:  25428681     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Transseptal puncture (TSP) is a frequently performed procedure for gaining access to the left atrium for catheter ablation, hemodynamic assessment of the left heart, left ventricular assist device implantation, percutaneous left atrial appendage closure or mitral valvuloplasty during childhood and adulthood. The standard technique for transseptal puncture applies mechanical pressure on the fossa ovalis with a Brockenbrough needle. However, this method is not feasible when the fossa ovalis is thick and aneurysmatic. In such patients, the radiofrequency ablation energy systems can be offered as a better alternative for TSP. Here, we aimed to demonstrate the outcome of transseptal puncture performed with an NRGTM RF powered transseptal needle in three patients.
Authors:
Tevfik Karagöz; Alper Akın; Hayrettin Hakan Aykan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-10-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bosnian journal of basic medical sciences / Udruženje basičnih mediciniskih znanosti = Association of Basic Medical Sciences     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1840-4812     ISO Abbreviation:  Bosn J Basic Med Sci     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101200947     Medline TA:  Bosn J Basic Med Sci     Country:  Bosnia and Hercegovina    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  259-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
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