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Contact Force in Atrial Fibrillation: Role of Atrial Rhythm and Ventricular Contractions: Co-Force Atrial Fibrillation Study

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Sarkozy, Andrea
Saenen, Johan
Sieira, Juan
Phlips, Thomas
Boris, Wim
Vrints, Christiaan
Published in Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2015, vol. 8, no. 6, p. 1342-50
Abstract In an experimental model, variable and intermittent contact force (CF) resulted in a significant decrease in lesion volume. In humans, variability of CF during pulmonary vein isolation has not been characterized.
Keywords AdultAgedAtrial Fibrillation/diagnosis/physiopathology/surgeryAtrial FunctionCardiac CathetersCatheter Ablation/adverse effects/instrumentationElectrophysiologic TechniquesCardiacEquipment DesignFemaleHeart RateHumansMaleMiddle AgedMyocardial ContractionPulmonary Veins/physiopathology/surgeryTime FactorsTransducersPressureTreatment OutcomeVentricular Function
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SARKOZY, Andrea et al. Contact Force in Atrial Fibrillation: Role of Atrial Rhythm and Ventricular Contractions: Co-Force Atrial Fibrillation Study. In: Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 2015, vol. 8, n° 6, p. 1342-50. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:100268

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