Anatomical basis for the mobility of the esophagus: implications for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Krishnan, Subramaniam C.; Salazar, Miguel and Narula, Navneet (2008) Anatomical basis for the mobility of the esophagus: implications for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal, 8 (1). pp. 66-68. ISSN 0972-6292

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Abstract

We present autopsy data from a patient that illustrates the anatomical factors that allow the esophagus to be a mobile structure, especially with respect to the posterior left atrial wall.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Ablation, Atrium, Fistula, Esophageal Anatomy, Injury, Pathology, Artial Fibrillation
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular > Heart Function Tests > Heart Catheterization > Catheter Ablation
Therapeutics > Cautery > Electrocoagulation > Catheter Ablation
Cardiovascular Diseases > Heart Diseases > Arrhythmia > Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiovascular System > Heart
Digestive System > Gastrointestinal Tract
-Journal Repositories > Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
Therapeutics > Catheterization > Heart Catheterization > Catheter Ablation
ID Code:2746
Deposited By:Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
Deposited On:18 March 2008

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