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Three-dimensional analysis of pulmonary venous ostial and antral anatomy: implications for balloon catheter-based pulmonary vein isolation.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
Publication Date
Volume
17
Issue
3
Pages
251–255
Identifiers
PMID: 16643395
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Analysis of 3D surface reconstructions of LA-PV anatomy reveals that balloon catheter-based ablation of the PVs is likely feasible in most patients, but balloon ablation of the common PV antra would be problematic.

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