Difficult Coronary Sinus Cannulation during Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy due to its Diverticulum

AUTHORS

Mohammad Vahid Jorat 1 , Mohammad hossein Nikoo 2 , *

1 Yazd, Iran

2 Cardiovascular Research Center , Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

How to Cite: Jorat M V, Nikoo M H. Difficult Coronary Sinus Cannulation during Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy due to its Diverticulum, Int Cardio Res J. 2017 ; 5(3):e13833.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

International Cardiovascular Research Journal: 5 (3); e13833
Published Online: September 30, 2011
Article Type: Case Report
Received: May 23, 2017
Accepted: July 29, 2011
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Abstract

Coronary sinus (CS) diverticulum is one the different types of malformations of the right atrium and CS. It can be the primary focus of supraventricular arrhythmias and complicate CS lead implantation during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device implantation. Herein, we report on a case of CS diverticulum that caused difficulty in CS lead insertion during CRT implantation.

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