Atrial autonomic innervation remodelling and atrial fibrillation inducibility after epicardial ganglionic plexi ablation.

AIMS The effects of ganglionated plexi (GP) ablation on atrial fibrillation (AF) inducibility and atrial autonomic innervation remodelling have not been elucidated. METHODS AND RESULTS Thirteen dogs were randomly divided into sham-operated group and GP ablation group. All animals underwent a right thoracotomy at the fourth intercostal space. Atrial… (More)