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Trans-septal puncture 

Trans-septal puncture
Trans-septal puncture

Yaver Bashir

, Timothy R. Betts

, and Kim Rajappan

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date: 18 September 2018

General points 88

The procedure 90

Management of trans-septal sheaths 96

Trans-septal puncture is a key technique for the interventional electrophysiologist to allow access to the left atrium and left ventricle. In order to perform the procedure safely a detailed understanding of the technique and the anatomy of the septum is required. Techniques for trans-septal puncture vary and general principles will be covered in this section....

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