Left Atrial Function Following Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Prospective Evaluation Using Dual-Source Cardiac Computed Tomography

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PURPOSE The Maze procedure has shown excellent efficacy in the elimination of atrial fibrillation (AF); however, little is known about the quality of functional recovery in the left atrium (LA) following successful sinus rhythm conversion by the Maze procedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS We prospectively enrolled 12 patients (aged 52.5±10.1 years, 1 female… (More)
DOI: 10.3349/ymj.2015.56.3.608

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