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Catheter tip force required for mechanical perforation of porcine cardiac chambers

Authors
Lambert, Hendrik
Langenkamp, Arne
Vanenkov, Yuri
Gentil-Baron, Pascale
Published in Europace. 2011, vol. 13, no. 2, p. 277-83
Abstract Catheter manipulation during ablation procedures can produce injury and tamponade. We evaluated the mechanical forces required to perforate a porcine heart with an ablation catheter.
Keywords AnimalsArrhythmias, Cardiac/surgeryCardiac Tamponade/etiologyCatheter Ablation/instrumentationCatheters/adverse effectsHeart Atria/injuriesHeart Ventricles/injuriesManometry/instrumentationModels, AnimalPressureStress, MechanicalSwine
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PMID: 21084361
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Research groups Chirurgie cardio-vasculaire (105)
Electrophysiologie cardiaque (666)
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SHAH, Dipen et al. Catheter tip force required for mechanical perforation of porcine cardiac chambers. In: Europace, 2011, vol. 13, n° 2, p. 277-83. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:24892

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