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Title Atrial fibrillation ablation : the state of the art based on the VeniceChart international consensus document / edited by Andrea Natale, Antonio Raviele
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Futura, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 82 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Anatomy of the left atrium and pulmonary veins -- Pathophysiology of atrial fibrilation -- Techniques and technologies for atrial fibrilation catheter ablation -- Endpoints of catheter ablation for atrial fibrilation -- Patient management pre- and postablation -- Anticoagulation issues -- Periprocedural and late complications -- Short- and long-term efficacy
Summary In recent years, catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation has become a widespread treatment modality in electrophysiology laboratories all over the world. Nevertheless, many aspects of the therapy are controversial. Developed by world-renowned experts in the field, this book presents a comprehensive and up-to date overview of all the most important and debated aspects of atrial fibrillation ablation, including: 8226; Ablation techniques and technologies 8226; Procedural endpoints 8226; Patient management pre-, peri- and post-ablation 8226; Anticoagulation issues 8226; Prevention and treatment of complications 8226; Definition of success and long-term results The text expands upon the content of the VeniceChart international consensus document on atrial fibrillation ablation and is enriched by several explanatory figures and tables. It provides a highly valuable source of information not only for researchers and specialists in electrophysiology, but also for general cardiologists, internists, fellows in cardiology and medical students
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Atrial fibrillation -- Treatment.
Catheter ablation.
Atrial Fibrillation -- therapy.
Catheter Ablation -- methods.
Treatment Outcome.
Form Electronic book
Author Natale, Andrea.
Raviele, Antonio.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 0470691735 (electronic bk.)
0470692642
9780470691731 (electronic bk.)
9780470692646