Atrial Ablation

Known as: ABLATION, ATRIAL 
A invasive therapeutic procedure to destroy the tissue in the cardiac atria that is the source of an arrhythmia.
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND Radiofrequency ablation is routinely used to treat cardiac arrhythmias, but gaps remain in ablation lesion sets… (More)
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2011
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2011
BACKGROUND Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) allows visualization of location and extent of radiofrequency (RF) ablation lesion… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Luminal esophageal temperature (LET) monitoring is one strategy to minimize esophageal injury during atrial… (More)
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2010
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2010
BACKGROUND Pulmonary vein (PV) isolation has become a cornerstone for ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF). Circular mapping… (More)
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2006
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2006
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare--in patients with persistent and permanent atrial fibrillation (AF)--the efficacy… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE: Minimally invasive epicardial atrial ablation to cure atrial fibrillation through the use of a percutaneous subxiphoid… (More)
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2005
2005
The aim of this study was a detailed comparative investigation of acute cardiac alterations induced by different energy sources… (More)
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2003
2003
Atrial fibrillation ablation surgery has grown very popular in recent years. Modern techniques involve creation of linear scars… (More)
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1999
1999
The catheter maze procedure for the treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation requires the creation of transmural, continuous… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND Generation of long and continuous linear ablations is required in a growing number of atrial arrhythmias. However… (More)
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