Long-term follow-up after radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.

  title={Long-term follow-up after radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.},
  author={Demosthenes G. Katritsis and M. A. Wood and Eleftherios Giazitzoglou and Richard K. Shepard and Georgia C. Kourlaba and Kenneth A. Ellenbogen},
  journal={Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology},
  volume={10 4},
AIMS Data on long-term follow-up of patients who have undergone catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) are very limited. This report aimed at presenting clinical outcome and AF-free survival after pulmonary vein (PV) isolation over an extended (>3 years) follow-up period. METHODS AND RESULTS Thirty-nine patients subjected to PV isolation for… CONTINUE READING