Endomyocardial biopsy: Advantages of adding a posterior bend to the bioptome

Paul J. Hauptman, Alan Gass, Marc Cohen, Martin E. Goldman, Douglas Israel, John A. Ambrose

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Abstract

A modification of the distal end of a flexible bioptome used for endomyocardial biopsy is described which facilitates the approach to the interventricular septum. Contact with the right ventricular free wall is avoided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)228-229
Number of pages2
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Volume27
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1992

Keywords

  • invasive
  • techniques
  • ventricular

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