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Intravascular Ultrasound-Assisted Coronary Sinus Lead Implant in Patient with Contrast Anaphylaxis

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  • PETER HOFFMEISTER M.D.,

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    1. Department of Cardiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    2. Department of Cardiology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Department of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, Massachusetts
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  • SANDEEP GAUTAM M.D.,

    1. Department of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, Massachusetts
    2. Department of Cardiology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
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  • ADELQUI PERALTA M.D.,

    1. Department of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, Massachusetts
    2. Department of Cardiology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
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  • SCOTT KINLAY M.D.

    1. Department of Cardiology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    2. Department of Interventional Cardiology & Vascular Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, Massachusetts
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  • There are no conflicts of interest or sources of support to disclose.

Address for reprints: Peter Hoffmeister, M.D., Department of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, VA Boston Healthcare System, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132. 857-203-5629; e-mail: Peter.hoffmeister@va.gov

Abstract

Ultrasound imaging has been used in a range of cardiac interventions. We describe the use of intravascular ultrasound to assist in coronary sinus lead implantation in a patient where contrast venography was contraindicated.

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