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A randomized comparison of pulmonary vein isolation with versus without concomitant renal artery denervation in patients with refractory symptomatic atrial fibrillation and resistant hypertension.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this prospective randomized study was to assess the impact of renal artery denervation in patients with a history of refractory atrial fibrillation (AF) and drug-resistantExpand
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Selective ganglionated plexi ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
BACKGROUND Selective ganglionated plexi (GP) ablation guided by high-frequency stimulation has been proposed for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF), but the efficacy of the methodExpand
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Efficiency of Intramyocardial Injections of Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells in Patients with Ischemic Heart Failure: A Randomized Study
Intramyocardial transplantation of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells (BMMC) is believed to be a promising method for the treatment of patients with chronic ischemic heart disease. The aim ofExpand
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Renal denervation for improving outcomes of catheter ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation and hypertension: early experience.
BACKGROUND The potential role of renal denervation (RD) in patients with AF and less severe hypertension is unknown. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the potential role of RD as anExpand
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Ganglionated plexus ablation vs linear ablation in patients undergoing pulmonary vein isolation for persistent/long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation: a randomized comparison.
BACKGROUND The optimal ablation technique for persistent and long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) is unclear. Both linear lesion (LL) and ganglionated plexus (GP) ablation have been usedExpand
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Ablation of Paroxysmal and Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: 1‐Year Follow‐Up Through Continuous Subcutaneous Monitoring
Ablation of Paroxysmal and Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. Background: The aim of this prospective observational study was to identify responders to ablation through continuous subcutaneousExpand
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Prophylactic pulmonary vein isolation during isthmus ablation for atrial flutter: the PReVENT AF Study I.
BACKGROUND Although catheter ablation of isthmus-dependent atrial flutter (AFL) is successful at eliminating the target arrhythmia, many patients subsequently experience new-onset atrial fibrillationExpand
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Ganglionated plexi ablation for longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation.
AIMS To study the potential efficacy of ganglionated plexi (GP) ablation in the setting of longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation (AF). METHODS AND RESULTS Anatomic ablation at the areas of GPExpand
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Use of an Implantable Monitor to Detect Arrhythmia Recurrences and Select Patients for Early Repeat Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: A Pilot Study
Background— Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) has proved effective in curing highly symptomatic patients with paroxysmal AF. The aim of this prospective, randomized study was to identifyExpand
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Ganglionated plexi ablation directed by high-frequency stimulation and complex fractionated atrial electrograms for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of ganglionated plexi (GP) ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is ambiguous. Some researchers had already suggested that additional identification ofExpand
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