Use of the THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH catheter for ablation of atrial fibrillation: the relationship between hospital procedure volume, re-admissions, and economic outcomes.


OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between hospital volume of prior THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH catheter use and health and economic outcomes among hospitalized patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) undergoing ablation using this device. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients aged ≥18 years with a primary diagnosis of AF undergoing… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13696998.2018.1423566


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