Left atrial appendage isolation in addition to pulmonary vein isolation in persistent atrial fibrillation: one-year clinical outcome after cryoballoon-based ablation


YORGUN H. , CANPOLAT U. , Kocyigit D. , Coteli C. , EVRANOS B. , AYTEMİR K.

EUROPACE, cilt.19, sa.5, ss.758-768, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1093/europace/eux005
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPACE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.758-768

Özet

Aims In this study, we sought to evaluate the safety and efficacy of cryoballoon (CB) based empirical left atrial appendage (LAA) isolation as an adjunct to pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) compared to the PVI-only strategy in patients with persistent AF.