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Paracardioscopy provides endoscopic visualization of the heart.
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PMID:  22437127     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Paracardioscopy provides totally endoscopic access to the heart via a transabdominal, transdiaphragmatic approach. Structures such as the pulmonary veins, inferior vena cava, left and right atrial appendage, and posterior left atrium can be visualized. Epicardial cardiac procedures, such as ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation, can be successfully performed using this development. This report describes paracardioscopy.
Andy C Kiser
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.)     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1556-9845     ISO Abbreviation:  Innovations (Phila)     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
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Created Date:  2012-03-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257528     Medline TA:  Innovations (Phila)     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-5     Citation Subset:  -    
From the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst, NC, USA.
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