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World J Radiol. Feb 28, 2011; 3(2): 41-46
Published online Feb 28, 2011. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v3.i2.41
Figure 1
Figure 1 The blue 3D anatomical shell of the left atrium and the pulmonary veins, as acquired by pre-procedural computed tomography, is merged with the grey anatomical shell that was constructed with electro-anatomical mapping during the procedure (CARTO merge). Note the red ablation tags which mark the circumferential ablation lesions around the pulmonary vein ostia.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Variants of the left atrium and pulmonary vein-anatomy.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Axial multidetector computed tomography image of the area around a pulmonary vein stenosis (*) into the left inferior pulmonary vein in a 66-year-old male patient with dyspnea and chest discomfort 3 mo after pulmonary vein ablation. LA: Left atrium.