Cryoballoon ablation in atrial fibrillation: Advantages and drawbacks.

@article{Bovda2017CryoballoonAI,
  title={Cryoballoon ablation in atrial fibrillation: Advantages and drawbacks.},
  author={Serge Bov{\'e}da},
  journal={Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={36 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          19-24
        }
}
Pulmonary vein isolation is the cornerstone of atrial fibrillation ablation and is effective for preventing arrhythmias recurrences, especially in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. During the last years, cryoballoon ablation has emerged as an unquestionable alternative approach to radiofrequency ablation. Many non-randomized and randomized trials have proven undoubtedly that cryoballoon ablation displays similar efficacy and overall safety profile, when compared to radiofrequency… CONTINUE READING
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