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Standardized review of atrial anatomy for cardiac electrophysiologists

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dc.contributor.author Sánchez-Quintana, Damián spa
dc.contributor.author Pizarro, Gonzalo spa
dc.contributor.author López Mínguez, José Ramón spa
dc.contributor.author Ho, Siew Yen spa
dc.contributor.author Cabrera Rodríguez, José Ángel spa
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-18T10:09:11Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-18T10:09:11Z
dc.date.issued 2013 spa
dc.identifier.citation Sánchez-Quintana, D., Pizarro, G., López-Mínguez, J. R., Ho, S. Y., & Cabrera-Rodríguez, J. A. (2013). Standardized review of atrial anatomy for cardiac electrophysiologists. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, 6(2), 124-144. spa
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/2104
dc.description.abstract Catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias has rapidly evolved from a highly experimental procedure to a standard form of therapy for various tachyarrhythmias. The advances in this field have included, first, the development of techniques of catheter ablation that often requires the precise destruction of minute amounts of arrhythmogenic tissues and, second, techniques of resynchronization therapy that require pacing different parts of the ventricles. A detailed prepocedural knowledge of cardiac anatomy can improve the safety of the procedure and its rate success. It helps the electrophysiologist to choose the appropiate region for ablation, shortening the procedural time. The atrial anatomy structures are usually localized before ablation by different imaging techniques such as fluoroscopy, electroanatomic mapping, intracardiac echocardiography or multidetector computed tomography. In this review, we describe the normal anatomy of the atria, highlighting the landmarks of interest to intervencional cardiologist, stressing their relationship to other structures. This article is part of a JCTR special issue on Cardiac Anatomy. spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title Standardized review of atrial anatomy for cardiac electrophysiologists spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 2.691 JCR (2013) Q2, 50/125 Cardiac & cardiovascular systems, 51/122 Medicine, research & experimental spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s12265-013-9447-2 spa
dc.rights.accessRights closedAccess en
dc.subject.unesco Enfermedad cardiovascular spa
dc.subject.unesco Tratamiento médico spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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