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Safety and efficacy of persistent atrial fibrillation ablation using the second-generation cryoballoon
BackgroundThe second-generation cryoballoon (CB) is increasingly used for treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation (AF). Data regarding the clinical outcome and mechanism of arrhythmia recurrenceExpand
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Mechanism, underlying substrate and predictors of atrial tachycardia following atrial fibrillation ablation using the second-generation cryoballoon.
BACKGROUND Data regarding atrial tachycardia (AT) following second-generation cryoballoon ablation (CBA) of atrial fibrillation (AF) are limited. AIM To describe the incidence, mechanisms, andExpand
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Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds in a Real-World Patient Population-Results From a Mid-Term Angiographic Follow-Up.
AIM We aimed to investigate the safety and efficacy of bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) in daily use in a real-world patient population. METHODS AND RESULTS Between March 2013 and SeptemberExpand
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Second-generation cryoballoon for pulmonary vein isolation in patients with pulmonary vein abnormality: Safety, efficacy and lessons from re-ablation procedures.
Second generation cryoballoon (CB) has been shown to be effective for treatment of paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation (AF). However, the fixed size of the non-compliant balloon may limitExpand
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Revision: prognostic impact of baseline glucose levels in acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock—a substudy of the IABP-SHOCK II-trial
BackgroundLimited data from observational retrospective studies suggest an association between glucose levels and prognosis of patients with cardiogenic shock (CS). The aim of this study was toExpand
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Safety and efficacy of cryoballoon ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation in elderly patients
BackgroundCatheter ablation (CA) is an established therapy for treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). However, data about AF ablation using the cryoballoon (CB) in the elderly population are sparse.Expand
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Correction to: Prognostic impact of baseline glucose levels in acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock—a substudy of the IABP-SHOCK II-trial
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Efficacy and Safety of Cryoballoon Ablation in Patients With Heart Failure and Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction - A Multicenter Study.
BACKGROUND Second-generation cryoballoon (CB2)-based pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) has demonstrated encouraging results in the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). This study sought to assess dataExpand
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Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy presenting as acute coronary syndrome
Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a rare variant of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. It is characterized by a local hypertrophy of the apical segments and displays typical electrocardiographic andExpand
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Ablation Index for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation - Clinical Applicability and Comparison With Force-Time Integral.
BACKGROUND Key determinants for lesion formation in catheter ablation are contact force, radiofrequency (RF) power and time. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical applicability ofExpand
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