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Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy in Brugada syndrome: a 20-year single-center experience.
BACKGROUND Patients with Brugada syndrome and aborted sudden cardiac death or syncope have higher risks for ventricular arrhythmias (VAs) and should undergo implantable cardioverter-defibrillatorExpand
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One‐Year Follow‐Up After Single Procedure Cryoballoon Ablation: A Comparison Between the First and Second Generation Balloon
With respect to the first generation Cryoballoon (CB), the second generation (Cryoballoon Advance [CB‐A], Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN, USA) was designed with technical modifications resulting in aExpand
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Circumferential pulmonary vein isolation as index procedure for persistent atrial fibrillation: a comparison between radiofrequency catheter ablation and second-generation cryoballoon ablation.
AIMS To assess the 1 year efficacy of pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) as index procedure for persistent atrial fibrillation (PersAF) comparing conventional radiofrequency irrigated-tip catheterExpand
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Asymptomatic Brugada Syndrome: Clinical Characterization and Long-Term Prognosis
Background—Among Brugada syndrome patients, asymptomatic individuals are considered to be at the lowest risk. Nevertheless, arrhythmic events and sudden cardiac death are not negligible. LiteratureExpand
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Incidence and characteristics of complications in the setting of second-generation cryoballoon ablation: A large single-center study of 500 consecutive patients.
BACKGROUND The second-generation cryoballoon Advance (CB-A) recently launched on the market has technical modifications designed to significantly improve procedural outcome with respect to theExpand
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Single 3-minute freeze for second-generation cryoballoon ablation: one-year follow-up after pulmonary vein isolation.
BACKGROUND The second-generation cryoballoon (CB-Adv) is effective in achieving pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) with encouraging results. The mid-term clinical efficacy of a single 3-minute freeze,Expand
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Prognostic Value of Programmed Electrical Stimulation in Brugada Syndrome: 20 Years Experience
Background—The prognostic value of electrophysiological investigations in individuals with Brugada syndrome remains controversial. Different groups have published contradictory data. Long-termExpand
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On the Quest for the Best Freeze: Predictors of Late Pulmonary Vein Reconnections After Second-Generation Cryoballoon Ablation
Background—The second-generation cryoballoon is effective in achieving acute pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) and favorable clinical outcome. To date, no data are available on factors affecting late PVExpand
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Single 3‐Minute versus Double 4‐Minute Freeze Strategy for Second‐Generation Cryoballoon Ablation: A Single‐Center Experience
Second‐generation cryoballoon (CB‐Adv) ablation is highly effective in achieving pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) with promising mid‐term clinical outcome. However, the ideal freezing strategy is stillExpand
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Electrophysiological findings following pulmonary vein isolation using radiofrequency catheter guided by contact-force and second-generation cryoballoon: lessons from repeat ablation procedures.
AIMS To assess the incidence of late pulmonary vein (PV) reconnection following index PV isolation (PVI) procedure initially achieved with radiofrequency contact-force catheter ablation (CFCA) andExpand
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