Left bundle branch block during antegrade balloon aortic valvuloplasty caused by stiff-wire loop stress

  • Hiroki ShibutaniEmail author
  • Yuzo Akita
  • Yumie Matsui
  • Masahiro Yoshinaga
  • Masahiro Karakawa
  • Ichiro Shiojima
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We thank the staff of the Saiseikai Izuo Hospital. Furthermore, we are indebted to Editage, an editing company, for critical reading of the manuscript.

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No author has a conflict of interest to declare.

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This study was approved by the ethical standards of the institutional research committee.

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Informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this report.


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© Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of CardiologyOsaka Saiseikai Izuo HospitalOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Medicine IIKansai Medical UniversityOsakaJapan

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