Current State of the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects several million patients worldwide and is associated with a number of heart conditions, particularly coronary artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, hypertension, and congestive heart failure. The treatment of AF and its complications is quite costly. Atrial fibrillation usually results from multiple macro-re-entrant… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-007-9380-0

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