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Safety and Efficacy of Pulmonary Vein Antral Isolation in Patients With Obstructive Sleep ApneaClinical Perspective: The Impact of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Background— Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may be associated with pulmonary vein antrum isolation (PVAI) failure. The aim of the present study was to investigate if treatment with continuous positiveExpand
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Biomarkers of myocardial injury with different energy sources for atrial fibrillation catheter ablation.
BACKGROUND Our study aims to compare acute myocardial injury biomarker rise after atrial fibrillation ablation performed with different technologies. METHODS AND RESULTS One hundred and tenExpand
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Epicardial Ablation Complications.
The percutaneous epicardial approach has become an adjunctive tool for electrophysiologists to treat disparate cardiac arrhythmias, including accessory pathways, atrial tachycardia, and particularlyExpand
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Toward a Uniform Ablation Protocol for Paroxysmal, Persistent, and Permanent Atrial Fibrillation.
Atrial fibrillation catheter ablation has emerged as the most effective strategy to restore and maintain sinus rhythm. The cornerstone of atrial fibrillation ablation is elimination of triggers fromExpand
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Arrhythmia profile and ablation-outcome in elderly women with atrial fibrillation undergoing first catheter ablation.
BACKGROUND This study evaluated the arrhythmia profile and ablation outcome in women with atrial fibrillation (AF) aged ≥75 years. METHODS A total of 573 consecutive female patients undergoingExpand
Abstract 12703: First Experience of Transcatheter Leak Occlusion With Detachable Coils Following Left Atrial Appendage Closure: Safety and Acute Results
Introduction: Incomplete left atrial appendage (LAA) closure resulting in residual, significant leak is common after LAA exclusion procedures, potentially hindering an effective thromboembolic (TE)...