TITLE

What now for atrial fibrillation ablation?

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, David Wyn; O'Neill, Mark D.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Heart;Nov2009, Vol. 92 Issue 21, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the latest intervention for atrial fibrillation (AF) known as catheter ablation. It is reported that some hospitals are certain that they can treat atrial fibrillation attack through a specialized procedure plus ablation focusing on non-pulmonary venous triggers. Several factors are considered before patients with atrial fibrillation can undergo ablation including the outcome of drug therapy, risk of the procedure, and patient's benefits.
ACCESSION #
47529286

 

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