Acute occlusion of the left circumflex coronary artery during mitral isthmus linear ablation

Yoshihide Takahashi, Pierre Jaïs, Mélèze Hocini, Prashanthan Sanders, Martin Rotter, Thomas Rostock, Frédéric Sacher, Catherine Jaïs, Jacques Clémenty, Michel Haïssaguerre

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We report a case of acute occlusion of the left circumflex coronary artery during catheter ablation in the coronary sinus to complete the linear lesion between the postero-lateral mitral annulus and the left inferior pulmonary vein for the treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1104-1107
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished or Issued - Oct 2005


  • Ablation
  • Coronary artery
  • Coronary sinus
  • Fibrillation
  • Radiofrequency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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