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Three-dimensional electroanatomic mapping systems in catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19920357     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common tachyarrhythmia, with a prevalence of 5% in people over the age of 65. Catheter ablation of AF has emerged as an important management choice for drug-refractory symptomatic paroxysmal or persistent AF. Three-dimensional (3D) electroanatomic mapping systems were introduced into catheter ablation of AF more than a decade ago. The 3D tool has the benefit of reducing the radiation exposure time, as well as voltage and fractionation mapping in order to identify the critical substrate during the ablation, prevent the formation of gaps, guide the ablation of post-ablation atrial tachycardia or flutter, and integrate images to improve the safety and long-term success rate. The 3D systems successfully enable safe and tailored radiofrequency ablation of AF in individual patients. (Circ J 2010; 74: 18 - 23).
Authors:
Li-Wei Lo; Shih-Ann Chen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-11-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society     Volume:  74     ISSN:  1347-4820     ISO Abbreviation:  Circ. J.     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-25     Completed Date:  2010-04-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137683     Medline TA:  Circ J     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  18-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Institute, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atrial Fibrillation / surgery*
Catheter Ablation / methods*
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac / methods
Humans
Imaging, Three-Dimensional / methods*
User-Computer Interface

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