Pulmonary veins

Known as: Pulmonary venous tree (organ part), Pulmonary venous tree organ part, Pulmonary veins set 
One of four veins that carries oxygen-rich blood from the lungs to the cardiac left atrium.
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Atrial tachyarrhythmias (ATa) can recur after continuous circular lesions (CCLs) around the ipsilateral pulmonary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) can be eliminated with continuous circular lesions (CCLs) around the pulmonary… (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
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The pulmonary veins (PVs) have been demonstrated to often play an important role in generating atrial fibrillation (AF… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Circumferential radiofrequency ablation around pulmonary vein (PV) ostia has recently been described as a new anatomic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The extent of ostial ablation necessary to electrically disconnect the pulmonary vein (PV) myocardial extensions that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The pulmonary veins (PVs) and surrounding ostial areas frequently house focal triggers or reentrant circuits critical… (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
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) can be initiated by ectopic beats originating from the atrial or great venous tissues. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation, the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and a major cause of stroke, results from… (More)
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