Published in Physician Law Weekly, February 1st, 2006
Researchers in Japan report, "The sizes of the right atrium (RA), cavotricuspid isthmus, and Eustachian valve are predictors of success of radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrial flutter (AFL). We examined the relationship between the sizes of cavotricuspid isthmus as measured by multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) and fluoroscopy."
"We used eight-detector MDCT to measure the tricuspid isthmus of 23 patients prior to linear ablation for common AFL," wrote S. Komatsu and...
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