Atrioesophageal Fistula: A Review.

  title={Atrioesophageal Fistula: A Review.},
  author={Krishna Kumar Mohanan Nair and Asaf Danon and Ajitkumar Valaparambil and Jacob S. Koruth and Sheldon Michael Singh},
  journal={Journal of atrial fibrillation},
  volume={8 3},
Catheter ablation of atrial ablation (AF) has become an important therapy in recent years. As with all evolving techniques, unexpected complication may occur. Atrioesophageal fistula is a very rare complication of AF catheter ablation. Described for the first time in two very experienced centers in 2004, this complication is the most dreadful and lethal among all the others related to AF catheter ablation. Its clinical presentation is extremely variable. Rapid diagnosis and surgical therapy may… CONTINUE READING


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