Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Registry

2019-08-16 19:05:30 | BioPortfolio


The Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Registry (AFib Ablation Registry™) is designed to assess the prevalence, demographics, management, and outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous catheter ablation procedures to treat atrial fibrillation (AF).


The Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Registry (AFib Ablation Registry™) is designed to assess the prevalence, demographics, management, and outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous catheter ablation procedures to treat atrial fibrillation (AF). Patient-level data will be submitted by participating hospitals on a quarterly basis to the American College of Cardiology Foundation's National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR™). The primary aims of the AFib Ablation Registry are to optimize the outcomes and management of patients through the implementation of evidence-based guideline recommendations in clinical practice, facilitate efforts to improve the quality and safety for patients undergoing percutaneous catheter ablation procedures, investigate novel quality improvement methods and provide risk-adjusted assessment of patients for comparison with nationwide NCDR data. The secondary purpose of the AFib Ablation Registry is to serve as a rich source of clinical data to support assessments of short- and long-term safety, comparative and cost effectiveness research, and as a scalable data infrastructure for post market studies.

Study Design


Atrial Fibrillation


Atrial Fibrillation Ablation


Hoah Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach
United States




Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

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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).

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