[The maze operation: surgical therapy of chronic atrial fibrillation].


The maze operation is a newly developed surgical procedure for patients with chronic atrial fibrillation. Between may 1993 and october 1994, 11 patients underwent mitral valve surgery combined with the maze procedure, 10 for chronic, medically refractory, symptomatic atrial fibrillation and 1 for intermittent, symptomatic atrial flutter. In one patient, a… (More)


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@article{Vogt1995TheMO, title={[The maze operation: surgical therapy of chronic atrial fibrillation].}, author={Pierre Vogt and Rolf Jenni and Reto Candinas and Andreas Kuenzli and Jessica A Gasser and Ludwig-Karl von Segesser and Matthias Turina}, journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift}, year={1995}, volume={125 30}, pages={1424-33} }