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Disconnection of the left atrial appendage for elimination of foci maintaining atrial fibrillation.

Authors
  • Takahashi, Yoshihide
  • Sanders, Prashanthan
  • Rotter, Martin
  • Haïssaguerre, Michel
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2005
Volume
16
Issue
8
Pages
917–919
Identifiers
PMID: 16101637
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We report a case with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, in whom multiple foci were identified in the left atrial appendage after pulmonary vein isolation. The patient was successfully treated by catheter ablation to disconnect this structure.

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