Echocardiographic-Fluoroscopic Fusion Imaging in Transseptal Puncture: A New Technology for an Old Procedure.

In an era of catheter-based structural heart disease and left-side electrophysiologic interventions, transseptal puncture (TSP) is probably the most common transcatheter procedure. Experienced interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists may safely perform TSP using fluoroscopic guidance alone. However, at present TSP is usually the first step in… CONTINUE READING