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

Yoshihide Takahashi, Prashanthan Sanders, Martin Rotter, Michel Haïssaguerre

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Abstract

LA Appendage Disconnection. 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.

LanguageEnglish
Pages917-919
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Volume16
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2005

Keywords

  • Ablation
  • Appendage
  • Fibrillation
  • Radio frequency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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