Successful radiofrequency ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation in a patient with mechanical mitral valve prosthesis: utility of merging computed tomography of the left atrium with its electroanatomic mapping reconstruction.


s f a a W w p c w c 7 C a a A 45-year-old woman was referred to our institution for anagement of symptomatic persistent atrial fibrillation AF). In 1998, the patient had undergone mitral valve relacement with a mechanical prosthesis (model no. 27, ATS edical, Minneapolis, MN, USA) in the setting of posrheumatic mitral valve disease. After obtaining informed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2008.12.001


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