Incidental patent foramen ovale detected by 64-detector row CT before radiofrequency ablation therapy

Manghat, N. E.; Kakani, N.; Morgan-Hughes, G. J.
November 2007
Heart;Nov2007, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p1356
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the involvement of the 64-detector row computed tomography (CT) to obtain effective patient diagnosis. According to the findings that this example patient is assisted for pre-radio frequency ablation development for drug refractory atrial fibrillation. CT confirms the transsoesophagal echocardiography findings wherein normal pulmonary anatomy and undiagnosed small patent foremen ovale (PFO) is examined to establish effective clinical diagnosis.


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