A modification of the technic of transseptal left heart catheterization

Richard Gorlin, Norman Krasnow, Herbert J. Levine, William A. Neill, Richard J. Wagman, Joseph V. Messer

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Abstract

A minor but important addition to the Ross-Braunwald technic of transseptal left heart catheterization is the passage of the initial large catheter over the puncturing needle directly into the left atrium. There appear to be no hazards and certain distinct advantages to this maneuver.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)580
Number of pages1
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1961
Externally publishedYes

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