Chapter 11. Monitoring and Early Diagnosis of Procedural Complications

  1. Jian-Fang Ren MD1,
  2. Francis E. Marchlinski MD2,
  3. David J. Callans MD3 and
  4. David Schwartzman MD4
  1. Jian-Fang Ren MD and
  2. Francis E. Marchlinski MD

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994979.ch11

Practical Intracardiac Echocardiography in Electrophysiology

Practical Intracardiac Echocardiography in Electrophysiology

How to Cite

Ren, J.-F. and Marchlinski, F. E. (2005) Monitoring and Early Diagnosis of Procedural Complications, in Practical Intracardiac Echocardiography in Electrophysiology (eds J.-F. Ren, F. E. Marchlinski, D. J. Callans and D. Schwartzman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994979.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Senior Research Investigator, Clinical and Experimental Electrophysiology Laboratories, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA, USA

  2. 2

    Professor of Medicine and Director of Electrophysiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  3. 3

    Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  4. 4

    Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135009

Online ISBN: 9780470994979

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Keywords:

  • intracardiac echocardiography (ICE);
  • foramen ovale and atrial septal defect;
  • atrial thrombus formation;
  • pulmonary vein ostial stenosis;
  • balloon angioplasty

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Damage to Intracardiac Structures

  • “Patent” Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Defect

  • Right and Left Atrial Thrombus Formation

  • Pulmonary Vein Ostial Stenosis and its Management with Balloon Angioplasty and Stent Placement

  • Esophageal Injury

  • Pericardial Effusion

  • References