Initial experience of cryoballoon catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in Hong Kong.

@article{Chan2011InitialEO,
  title={Initial experience of cryoballoon catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in Hong Kong.},
  author={Ngai-yin Chan and Chi Chung Choy and C L Lau and Ying Keung Lo and Peggy S K Chu and Ho Chuen Yuen and Ngai-shing Mok and Ping Tim Tsui and Stanley T. Lau},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={386-90}
}
OBJECTIVE. To report the initial experience in using cryoballoon catheter ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation in Hong Kong. DESIGN. Single-centre, prospective case series. SETTING. Regional hospital, Hong Kong. PATIENTS. Sixteen patients (mean age, 55 years; standard deviation, 14 years; 11 males) with paroxysmal (n=12) or persistent (n=4… CONTINUE READING