Common atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation are not always two stages of the same disease. A long-term follow-up study in patients with atrial flutter treated with cavo-tricuspid isthmus ablation.


OBJECTIVE Both atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation (AF) frequently develop in the same patient. There is therefore reasonable doubt that flutter ablation may not solve the clinical problem, owing to the occurrence/recurrence of AF. The aim of this study was to establish whether cavo-tricuspid isthmus ablation is curative in patients with common atrial… (More)


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