Transseptal Techniques for Emerging Structural Heart Interventions

Mohamad Alkhouli, Charanjit S. Rihal, David R. Holmes

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The development of new transseptal transcatheter interventions for patients with structural heart disease is fueling increasing interest in transseptal puncture techniques. The authors review contemporary transseptal puncture indications and techniques and provide a step-by-step approach to challenging transseptal access and procedural complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2465-2480
Number of pages16
JournalJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 26 2016


  • fossa ovalis
  • left atrial appendage
  • mitral valve repair
  • pulmonary vein isolation
  • site-specific puncture
  • transseptal puncture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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