Transseptal access: A review of contemporary tools

Rachel M. Kaplan, Jeremiah Wasserlauf, Bradley P. Knight*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Transseptal left atrial catheterization is routinely used for many common catheter-based interventions. Tools for transseptal catheterization have advanced over the recent years. Such tools include imaging advances with intracardiac echocardiology as well as an array of needles, wires, and dilators to achieve transseptal access with greater ease and safety. This study will discuss the contemporary tools for transseptal catheterization and guidance for difficult cases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1927-1931
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
Volume33
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2022

Keywords

  • intracardiac echocardiography
  • radiofrequency needle
  • radiofrequency wire
  • transseptal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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