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Transseptal puncture of the interatrial septum

Learning objectives

  • Define a transseptal puncture and the indications and contraindications
  • Describe the anatomical rationale for transseptal puncture
  • List the steps of the transseptal puncture procedure and equipment needed
  • Describe the pre and post procedure care of the transseptal puncture patient