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Incidental patent foramen ovale detected by 64-detector row CT before radiofrequency ablation therapy
  1. N E Manghat,
  2. N Kakani,
  3. G J Morgan-Hughes
  1. docnatman@msn.com

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This patient attended for pre-radio frequency ablation planning for drug refractory atrial fibrillation. The only abnormality demonstrated by transoesophageal echocardiography was a moderately dilated right atrium (RA). In our institution, 64-detector row computed tomography (CT) is now used as part of the pre-radio frequency ablation procedure. CT confirmed the transoesophageal echocardiography findings—normal …

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