TITLE

The future of atrial fibrillation ablation: new technologies and indications

AUTHOR(S)
Ernst, Sabine
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Heart;Jan2009, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p158
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on developments regarding radio frequency ablation techniques for pulmonary vein (PV) isolation. Balloon-based techniques involve delivering either circular or arc-shaped energy applications for permanent electrical disconnection of the targeted PV. Another technique is remote catheter navigation, which allow remote control of the ablation catheter to overcome the limitation in terms of the "reach" of the catheter design.
ACCESSION #
36168223

 

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