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Dr Saleem Almasarweh, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Department of Cardiology, 1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA. almasarwehs@kidsheart.com

The authors have reported that they have no relationships relevant to the contents of this paper to disclose.



  • congenital heart disease
  • pediatric
  • pulmonary vein stenosis
  • transcatheter electrosurgery

Retrograde Pulmonary Vein Recanalization Using Transcatheter Electrosurgery

Journal Title:

JACC: Case Reports


Volume 4, Number 10


, Pages 592-595

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Transcatheter electrosurgery is a wire-based technique used to traverse or cut tissue within blood-filled spaces using alternating current delivered by guidewires or catheters. The use of transcatheter electrosurgical techniques in the pediatric population has been limited. We are reporting the first case of retrograde pulmonary vein recanalization using transcatheter electrosurgery. (Level of Difficulty: Advanced.)

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