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BioMed Research International
Volume 2016, Article ID 5340574, 13 pages
Research Article

Basket-Type Catheters: Diagnostic Pitfalls Caused by Deformation and Limited Coverage

1Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
2Institute for Experimental Cardiovascular Medicine, University Heart Center Freiburg ·​ Bad Krozingen, Medical Center, University of Freiburg, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
3Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
4Städtisches Klinikum Karlsruhe, 76133 Karlsruhe, Germany

Received 28 July 2016; Accepted 27 October 2016

Academic Editor: Flavia Ravelli

Copyright © 2016 Tobias Oesterlein et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplemental Table T1: Patient characteristics of the study cohort.

Supplemental Figure S1: Sketch of all four analyzed basket catheter positions.

Supplemental Figure S2: Photographs of both implemented catheter types: Constellation and FIRMap.

Supplemental Video S1: Video of the phase movie in 2D. Phases were computed for 600 ms of data during simulated atrial fibrillation.

Supplemental Video S2: Video of the phase movie in 3D. The phase values are taken from supplemental video S1 but projected onto the atrial anatomy based on the actual recording positions.

  1. Supplemental Table T1
  2. Supplemental Figure S1
  3. Supplemental Figure S2
  4. Supplemental Video S1
  5. Supplemental Video S2