Predictors of clinical efficacy of 'Ablate and Pace' therapy in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation.

@article{Brignole2012PredictorsOC,
  title={Predictors of clinical efficacy of 'Ablate and Pace' therapy in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation.},
  author={Michele Brignole and Giovanni Luca Botto and Llu{\'i}s Mont and Daniele Oddone and Saverio Iacopino and Giuseppe De Marchi and Massimiliano Campoli and Valeria Sebastiani and Antonio Vincenti and Dolores Garc{\'i}a Medina and Joaqu{\'i}n Osca Asensi and Alessandro Mocini and Nicoletta Grovale and Tiziana de Santo and Carlo Menozzi},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2012},
  volume={98 4},
  pages={
          297-302
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the 2-year clinical improvement after 'Ablate and Pace' therapy and to identify the variables able to influence the efficacy of this therapy in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF). Design Prospective multicentre observational study. Setting Cardiology departments of 19 general hospitals in Italy, Spain and Greece. PATIENTS 171 patients with drug-refractory severely symptomatic permanent AF considered for AV junction ablation. Interventions Patients underwent… CONTINUE READING
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