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  • Condition: Hemoptysis After Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Journal: BMC cardiovascular disorders
  • Treatment Used: Combined Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Stenting and Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion
  • Number of Patients: 1
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In this case study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of performing combined pulmonary vein stenosis stenting and left atrial appendage occlusion for the treatment of a patient with hemoptysis after atrial fibrillation ablation.
  • Condition: Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection
  • Journal: European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • Treatment Used: Computed Tomographic Angiography (CTA)-Based Surgical Planning
  • Number of Patients: 112
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This study evaluated the effectiveness of computed tomographic (allows the user to see inside the body without cutting; CTA)-based surgical strategy for total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (blood vessels that lead from the lungs attach to the heart in incorrect places).
  • Condition: Acquired Left-Sided Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
  • Journal: European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • Treatment Used: Modified Sutureless Repair Using Left Atrial Appendage Flap
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study described a modified sutureless technique using a left atrial appendage flap for left-sided pulmonary vein stenosis after radiofrequency catheter ablation.
  • Condition: Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
  • Journal: Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions
  • Treatment Used: Various Percutaneous Interventions
  • Number of Patients: 172
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In this study, researchers compared the effectiveness of various Various percutaneous interventions for the treatment of pulmonary vein stenosis after pulmonary vein isolation.
  • Condition: Severe Pulmonary Vein Stenosis from Fibrosing Mediastinitis
  • Journal: Zhonghua xin xue guan bing za zhi
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous Pulmonary Vein Stenting
  • Number of Patients: 5
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using percutaneous pulmonary vein stenting to treat patients with severe pulmonary vein stenosis that occurred from fibrosing mediastinitis.
  • Condition: Superior sinus venosus atrial septal defect associated with partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection
  • Journal: The Annals of thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Modified two-patch technique
  • Number of Patients: 44
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This study evaluated the outcomes of 44 patients who underwent a modified version of a previously employed two-patch repair of the superior sinus venous atrial septal defect associated with partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection.
  • Condition: Extracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC)
  • Journal: General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
  • Treatment Used: Functional Single-Ventricle Strategy for TAPVC Repair
  • Number of Patients: 48
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This study evaluated the clinical outcomes of surgical repair of an extracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) in a functional single-ventricle (FVC) strategy.
  • Condition: Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
  • Journal: Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions
  • Treatment Used: Drug Eluting or Bare Metal Stents
  • Number of Patients: 78
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This study compared the clinical outcome of using drug eluting or bare metal stents to treat patients with pulmonary vein stenosis.
  • Condition: Symptomatic pulmonary vein stenosis after atrial fibrillation ablation
  • Journal: Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing
  • Treatment Used: Stent implantation
  • Number of Patients: 3048
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of stent implantation for symptomatic pulmonary vein stenosis after atrial fibrillation ablation.
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