Renal artery ablation instead of pulmonary vein ablation in a hypertensive patient with symptomatic, drug-resistant, persistent atrial fibrillation

@inproceedings{Vollmann2012RenalAA,
  title={Renal artery ablation instead of pulmonary vein ablation in a hypertensive patient with symptomatic, drug-resistant, persistent atrial fibrillation},
  author={Dirk Vollmann and Samuel T. Sossalla and Marco R Schroeter and Markus Zabel},
  booktitle={Clinical Research in Cardiology},
  year={2012}
}
A 58-year-old female with a history of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) and essential arterial hypertension (HTN) presented to an external institution with palpitations and progressive symptoms and signs of cardiac decompensation. She had been hospitalized twice for episodes of AF and HTN within the last 2 years and was on a daily medication with metoprolol (95 mg), valsartan (320 mg), hydrochlorothiazide (25 mg), minoxidil (10 mg), and aspirin (100 mg). On admission, blood pressure was 165… CONTINUE READING

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