Affordable Access

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

Authors
  • Ahmed, Jameel
  • Sohal, Sandeep
  • Malchano, Zachary J
  • Holmvang, Godtfred
  • Ruskin, Jeremy N
  • Reddy, Vivek Y
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2006
Volume
17
Issue
3
Pages
251–255
Identifiers
PMID: 16643395
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

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.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times