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The other cases are classified as this chapter including a patient received a HeartMate II and the other patient suffered aortic root perforation.
A HeartMate II is a LV assistant device which can be alternative to heart transplantation. Perforation of aortic root is an iatrogenic complication during atrial fibrillation ablation. The cases are both interesting and enjoyable.
KeywordsIschemic Cardiomyopathy Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Exertional Dyspnea Aortic Injury Refractory Heart Failure
- Ho-Ping Y, An-Ning F, Shen-Kou T, et al. Transcatheter repair of iatrogenic aortic perforation complicating transseptal puncture for a catheter ablation of atrial arrhythmia. Acta Cardiol Sin. 2014;30:490492.Google Scholar