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Realtime fusion of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography venography with X-ray fluoroscopy to aid cardiac resynchronisation therapy implantation in patients with persistent left superior vena cava

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285 - 286
Number of pages2
JournalEUROPACE
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011

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Abstract

Persistent left superior vena cava can lead to significant technical difficulties when implanting a left ventricular (LV) lead for cardiac resynchronisation therapy. We present two cases in which coronary sinus anatomy was reconstructed with computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging and fused with live fluoroscopy to facilitate LV lead implantation.

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