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Repeated procedures are often needed for long-term success of atrial fibrillation ablation. There are scarce data regarding cryoballoon use for such procedure.
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Name: Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
Data regarding atrial tachycardia (AT) following second-generation cryoballoon ablation (CBA) of atrial fibrillation (AF) are limited.
Growing evidence suggests that second-generation cryoballoon ablation (2G-CB) is effective in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation (PerAF). The cornerstone of atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation...
Cryoballoon vs. radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: a study of outcome and safety based on the ESC-EHRA atrial fibrillation ablation long-term registry and the Swedish catheter ablation registry.
Pulmonary vein isolation (PVI), the standard for atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation, is most commonly applied with radiofrequency (RF) energy, although cryoballoon technology (CRYO) has gained widespre...
The role of cryoballoon pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) for patients with persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) is controversial, since long-term success can be poor. We performed left atrial voltage map...
Laser balloon (LB) and cryoballoon (CB) ablation are two balloon-based catheter ablation technologies used for atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation in recent years. However, the efficacy and the safety o...
The purpose of this research is to evaluate whether cryoballoon ablation vs. radiofrequency ablation guided by high-fidelity mapping (Rhythmia) is the best treatment strategy to perform re...
A randomized trial has recently demonstrated non-inferiority of cryoballoon vs. radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation in patients with drug-refractory paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF). ...
It's a multi-center, prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial of cryoballoon versus radiofrequency ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
Pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) using cryoballoon ablation is a well-established procedure for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). However, the use of cryoballoon ablation in recent ...
Cryoballoon ablation is proven to be effective in pulmonary vein isolation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. However, it is not certain that cryoablation is effective and sa...
Rapid, irregular atrial contractions caused by a block of electrical impulse conduction in the right atrium and a reentrant wave front traveling up the inter-atrial septum and down the right atrial free wall or vice versa. Unlike ATRIAL FIBRILLATION which is caused by abnormal impulse generation, typical atrial flutter is caused by abnormal impulse conduction. As in atrial fibrillation, patients with atrial flutter cannot effectively pump blood into the lower chambers of the heart (HEART VENTRICLES).
Long-term changes in the electrophysiological parameters and/or anatomical structures of the HEART ATRIA that result from prolonged changes in atrial rate, often associated with ATRIAL FIBRILLATION or long periods of intense EXERCISE.
A cardiotonic glycoside obtained mainly from Digitalis lanata; it consists of three sugars and the aglycone DIGOXIGENIN. Digoxin has positive inotropic and negative chronotropic activity. It is used to control ventricular rate in ATRIAL FIBRILLATION and in the management of congestive heart failure with atrial fibrillation. Its use in congestive heart failure and sinus rhythm is less certain. The margin between toxic and therapeutic doses is small. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p666)
Abnormal cardiac rhythm that is characterized by rapid, uncoordinated firing of electrical impulses in the upper chambers of the heart (HEART ATRIA). In such case, blood cannot be effectively pumped into the lower chambers of the heart (HEART VENTRICLES). It is caused by abnormal impulse generation.
A condition caused by dysfunctions related to the SINOATRIAL NODE including impulse generation (CARDIAC SINUS ARREST) and impulse conduction (SINOATRIAL EXIT BLOCK). It is characterized by persistent BRADYCARDIA, chronic ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, and failure to resume sinus rhythm following CARDIOVERSION. This syndrome can be congenital or acquired, particularly after surgical correction for heart defects.
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