Radiofrekvenční katetrová ablace paroxyzmální fibrilace síní konvenční metodou, bezprostřední a dlouhodobé výsledky

Title in English Immediate and long-term results of conventionally performed radiofrequency catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

LÁBROVÁ Růžena FIALA Martin TOMAN Ondřej ŠPINAR Jindřich

Year of publication 2008
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Vnitřní lékařství
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Cardiovascular diseases incl. cardiosurgery
Keywords radiofrequency catheter ablation atrial fibrillation paroxysmal atrial fibrillation electrical isolation of pulmonary veins
Description Summary: Introduction: Atrial fibrillation is the most frequent cardiac arrhythmia. Epidemiological studies show sharp increase of incidence and prevalence of atrial fibrillation all over the world. Atrial fibrillation is becoming to be a serious problem, not only clinical, but even social and economical. Aim of the paper was to evaluate immediate and long-term results of radiofrequency catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation at Dpt. of Cardiology, University Hospital Brno. Methods: The patients were indicated for ablation, when the antiarrhythmic therapy was ineffective. End-point of the ablation was disconnection of myocardial sleeves between left atrium and pulmonary veins and complete electrical isolation of pulmonary veins.
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