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Atrioesophageal Fistula during Cryoballoon Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation.
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PMID:  24172231     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
AE Fistula during Cryoballoon Ablation for AF. To date, there is one case report publication of AE fistula during the employment of the first-generation cryoballoon (Gen-1). Recently the Arctic Front Advance system (second-generation cryoballoon) was introduced into the US and EU market. For the purpose of peer education, we report a case of AE fistula that occurred during the utilization of the second-generation cryoballoon (Gen-2). Additionally, we review current best practices that may reduce the risk of AE fistula during any AF ablation procedure. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Authors:
Hae W Lim; Gregory A Cogert; Craig S Cameron; Victor Y Cheng; David A Sandler
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-10-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8167     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Cardiovasc. Electrophysiol.     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
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Created Date:  2013-10-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010756     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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From Medtronic, Inc, Minneapolis, MN.
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