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The relationship between contact force and clinical outcome during radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in the TOCCATA study

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Reddy, Vivek Y
Kautzner, Josef
Schmidt, Boris
Saoudi, Nadir
Herrera, Claudia
Jaïs, Pierre
Hindricks, Gerhard
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Published in Heart Rhythm. 2012, vol. 9, no. 11, p. 1789-95
Abstract The clinical efficacy of catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) remains limited by difficulty in achieving durable pulmonary vein isolation (PVI). Suboptimal catheter tip-to-tissue contact force (CF) during lesion delivery is believed to reduce clinical efficacy.
Keywords Atrial Fibrillation/surgeryCatheter Ablation/instrumentation/methodsElectrocardiographyAmbulatoryFemaleHumansMaleMiddle AgedMonitoringPhysiologic/instrumentationRecurrenceTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 22820056
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REDDY, Vivek Y et al. The relationship between contact force and clinical outcome during radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in the TOCCATA study. In: Heart Rhythm, 2012, vol. 9, n° 11, p. 1789-95. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:100733

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