Cardiac ablation

Known as: ablations cardiac, Catheter Ablation, ablation catheter 
Removal of tissue with electrical current delivered via electrodes positioned at the distal end of a catheter. Energy sources are commonly direct… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
There has been increasing focus on the rising burden of atrial fibrillation (AF) since the turn of the millennium. The AF… (More)
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Catheter ablation is less successful for persistent atrial fibrillation than for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
CONTEXT Antiarrhythmic drugs are commonly used for prevention of recurrent atrial fibrillation (AF) despite inconsistent efficacy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation often coexist, and each adversely affects the other with respect to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES We sought to test the hypothesis that complex fractionated electrograms (CFAEs) recorded during atrial fibrillation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation is becoming widely practiced. METHODS AND RESULTS Two patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Segmental ostial catheter ablation (SOCA) to isolate the pulmonary veins (PVs) and left atrial catheter ablation (LACA… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The end point for catheter ablation of pulmonary vein (PV) foci initiating atrial fibrillation (AF) has not been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT), the most common form of supraventricular tachycardia, results… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND Surgical or catheter ablation of accessory pathways by means of high-energy shocks serves as definitive therapy for… (More)
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