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This Week in Cardiology

Apr 21, 2023

John Mandrola, MD discusses early vs delayed AF ablation, a report on a devastating complication of AF ablation, and a potential crosswind for a major therapeutic fashion in electrophysiology.

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I Early Vs Delayed Ablation

- Impact of Early Versus Delayed Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation on Atrial Arrhythmia Recurrences

- Diagnosis-to-Ablation Time and Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation Following Catheter Ablation

- Cryoablation or Drug Therapy for Initial Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

- Progression of Atrial Fibrillation after Cryoablation or Drug Therapy

II Atrial-Esophageal Fistula

CT and Surgery Best Diagnose and Manage Esophageal Fistula

- A worldwide survey on incidence, management and prognosis of oesophageal fistula formation following atrial fibrillation catheter ablation: The POTTER-AF study

- Oesophageal Probe Evaluation in Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation (OPERA): results from a prospective randomized trial

- Temperature monitoring and temperature-driven irrigated radiofrequency energy titration do not prevent thermally induced esophageal lesions in pulmonary vein isolation: A randomized study controlled by esophagoscopy before and after catheter ablation

III High-Power Short-Duration Ablation

Short, High-Power Ablation on Par With Standard AF Ablation

- Power-Fast Trial

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