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Usefulness of multi-detector row computed tomography for the management of percutaneous transluminal septal myocardial ablation in patient with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17888532     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Percutaneous transluminal septal myocardial ablation (PTSMA) has been a useful therapeutic option for medically refractory patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM). Multi-detector row computed tomography (MDCT) has enabled the non-invasive detection of coronary arteries. Therefore, we describe here a patient with HOCM who was treated by PTSMA, and the usefulness of MDCT for its greater certainty and safety for the management of PTSMA.
Authors:
Ryoko Mitsutake; Shin-Ichiro Miura; Hideto Sako; Hiroaki Nishikawa; Keijiro Saku
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2007-09-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  129     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-05     Completed Date:  2009-01-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e61-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / radiography*,  surgery*
Catheter Ablation*
Female
Heart Septum / radiography*,  surgery*
Humans
Middle Aged
Predictive Value of Tests
Risk Factors
Tomography, X-Ray Computed* / methods

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