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*  Management of atrial fibrillation
Efficacy and risks of catheter ablation of AF are areas of active debate. A worldwide survey of the outcomes of 8745 ablation ... A thorough discussion of results of catheter ablation was published in 2007; it notes that results are widely variable, due in ... A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation". Heart Rhythm. ... 2009). "Prevalence and causes of fatal outcome in catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation". J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 53 (19): ...
*  Radiofrequency ablation
When it is delivered via catheter, it is called radiofrequency catheter ablation. Two important advantages of radio frequency ... In 2004, former British prime minister Tony Blair underwent radiofrequency catheter ablation for recurrent atrial flutter. In ... Endovenous ablation of perforator veins Avery J, Kumar K, Thakur V, Thakur A (2014). "Radiofrequency ablation as first-line ... Therefore, the introduction of non-surgical means of renal denervation with radiofrequency ablation catheter was ...
*  Topera Medical
Cheema A; Vasamreddy CR; Dalal D. "Long-term single procedure efficacy of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation". J Interv ... is a cardiac arrhythmia mapping company for targeting catheter ablation company launched in San Diego, California and ... "Topera receives FDA clearance for FIRMap Catheter". News Medical. Retrieved 15 April 2014. "Topera's FIRMap Catheter Receives ... "Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: are results maintained at 5 years of follow-up?". J Am Coll Cardiol. 57 (2): 160-6. ...
*  Catheter ablation
Typically, catheter ablation is used only when pharmacalogic treatment has been ineffective. Catheter ablation of most ... Catheter ablation is usually performed by an electrophysiologist (a specially trained cardiologist) in a cath lab or a ... Catheter ablation involves advancing several flexible catheters into the patient's blood vessels, usually either in the femoral ... The procedure can be classified by energy source: radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation. Catheter ablation may be ...
*  Tachycardia
Definitive care may include catheter ablation. AV reentrant tachycardia (AVRT) requires an accessory pathway for its ...
*  Timeline of healthcare in Cuba
"The first Latin American Catheter Ablation Registry". Europace. 17: 794-800. doi:10.1093/europace/euu322. PMID 25616407. CS1 ...
*  Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
Future episodes can be prevented by catheter ablation. About 2.3 per 1000 people have paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. ...
*  Cardiac electrophysiology
Practical Guide to Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation (2nd ed.). Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 65-73. ISBN 9781118658505. Jaïs, P ... The system is designed to visualise the real-time calculated position and orientation of a specialised RF ablation catheter ... increase the accuracy of targeted RF ablation and reacquisition of pacing sites for re-ablation. Its navigation system ... The term is usually used to describe studies of such phenomena by invasive (intracardiac) catheter recording of spontaneous ...
*  Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
Catheter ablation may be used to treat intractable ventricular tachycardia. It has a 60-90% success rate. Unfortunately, due to ... Indications for catheter ablation include drug-refractory VT and frequent recurrence of VT after ICD placement, causing ... catheter ablation, and placement of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. Prior to the decision of the treatment option, ... "Ventricular tachycardia catheter ablation in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia: a 16-year experience". DR HAKEEM ...
*  Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
... in people treated with radiofrequency catheter ablation for WPW. If radiofrequency catheter ablation is successfully performed ... Radiofrequency catheter ablation is not performed in all individuals with WPW because inherent risks are involved in the ... WPW syndrome is treated with either medications or radiofrequency catheter ablation. It affects between 0.1 and 0.3% in the ... Thakur RK, Klein GJ, Yee R (September 1994). "Radiofrequency catheter ablation in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome ...
*  Ventricular tachycardia
Catheter ablation is a possible treatment for those with recurrent VT. Remote magnetic navigation is one effective method to do ... There was consensus among the task force members that catheter ablation for VT should be considered early in the treatment of ... June 2009). "EHRA/HRS Expert Consensus on Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias: developed in a partnership with the ... Wissner E, Stevenson WG, Kuck KH (June 2012). "Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in ischaemic and non-ischaemic ...
*  Inappropriate sinus tachycardia
Invasive treatments include forms of catheter ablation such as sinus node modification (selective ablation of the sinus node), ... Treatments in the form of pharmacological therapy or catheter ablation are available, although it is currently difficult to ... "Sinus node revisited in the era of electroanatomical mapping and catheter ablation". Heart. 91 (2): 189-94. doi:10.1136/hrt. ... complete sinus node ablation (with associated implantation of a permanent artificial pacemaker) and AV node ablation in very ...
*  Koch's triangle
Inoue, Shin; Becker, Anton E. (1998). "Koch's Triangle Sized Up: Anatomical Landmarks in Perspective of Catheter Ablation ... Implications for Catheter Ablation". Revista Española de Cardiología. 63 (6): 660-7. doi:10.1016/S1885-5857(10)70140-7. PMID ...
*  Premature ventricular contraction
Reducing frequent PVC (>20%) by antiarrhythmic drugs or by catheter ablation significantly improves heart performance. Recent ... Radiofrequency catheter ablation treatment. It is advised for people with ventricular dysfunction and frequent arrhythmias or ... In these cases, if the PVCs are reduced or removed (for example, via ablation therapy) the cardiomyopathy usually regresses. ... Belhassen B (2005). "Radiofrequency ablation of "benign" right ventricular outflow tract extrasystoles: a therapy that has ...
*  Atrial flutter
... it is often possible to ablate the circuit that causes atrial flutter with radiofrequency catheter ablation. Catheter ablation ... Atrial flutter can be treated more definitively with a technique known as catheter ablation. This involves the insertion of a ... Atypical atrial flutter rarely occurs in people who have not undergone previous heart surgery or previous catheter ablation ... Atrial fibrillation often occurs (30% within 5 years) after catheter ablation for atrial flutter. Although often regarded as a ...
*  Heart
If medications fail to control an arrhythmia, another treatment option may be catheter ablation. In these procedures, wires are ... Whilst the majority of arrhythmias can be treated using minimally invasive catheter techniques, some arrhythmias (particularly ...
*  Cardioneuroablation
It is performed without surgery, by using radiofrequency catheter ablation with one-day hospital. The results up to 100 months ... Catheter ablation of severe neurally meditated reflex (neurocardiogenic or vasovagal) syncope: cardioneuroablation long-term ... Syncopal high-degree AV block treated with catheter RF ablation without pacemaker implantation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. ... functional AV block and sinus dysfunction using catheter RF-ablation. Europace. 2005 Jan;7(1):1-13. PubMed PMID 15670960. ...
*  Supraventricular tachycardia
Vagal maneuvers or a procedure known as catheter ablation may be effective in certain types. For atrial fibrillation calcium ... Ablation has been shown to be highly effective: around 90% in the case of AVNRT. Similar high rates of success are achieved ... Cryoablation uses a catheter supercooled by nitrous oxide gas freezing the tissue to −10 °C (+14.0ºF). This provides the same ... Radiofrequency ablation has revolutionized the treatment of tachycardia caused by a re-entrant pathway. This is a low-risk ...
*  Yaariv Khaykin
September 2007). "Cost Comparison of Catheter Ablation and Medical Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation". Journal of Cardiovascular ... He started a complex ablation program there, developing it into one of the most successful ablation programs in Canada, ... He has published research into complex ablation and pioneered cardiac ablation methods. Khaykin attended the University of ... "Prior Rhythm-Control Failure With Amiodarone Predicts Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence Following Catheter Ablation: Presented at ...
*  Utah Phillips
Phillips announced that he would undergo catheter ablation to address his heart problems. Later that autumn, Phillips announced ...
*  Minimaze procedure
A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation". Heart Rhythm. ... The mechanism by which AF is eliminated by curative procedures such as the maze, minimaze, or catheter ablation is ... The minimaze procedures are alternatives to catheter ablation of AF, and the patient selection criteria are similar. Patients ... "HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert Consensus Statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for ...
*  Af-nest
Radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation guided by spectral mapping of atrial fibrillation nests in sinus rhythm ... A new treatment for atrial fibrillation based on spectral analysis to guide the catheter RF-ablation. Europace. 2004 Nov;6(6): ... Arruda M, Natale A. Ablation of permanent AF: adjunctive strategies to pulmonary veins isolation: targeting AF NEST in sinus ...
*  AV nodal reentrant tachycardia
Catheter ablation of the slow pathway, if successfully carried out, can potentially cure the patient of AVNRT. A separate form ... The slow pathway (which is usually targeted for ablation) is located inferior and slightly posterior to the AV node, often ... Frequent attacks may require radiofrequency ablation, in which the abnormally conducting tissue in the heart is destroyed. ...
*  Barry A. Love
Percutaneous Trans-Hepatic Venous Access for Catheter Ablation Procedures in Patients with Interruption of the Inferior Vena ... Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2008 Jun 1;71(7):940-3. doi:10.1002/ccd.21474 PMID 18412268 Chaudhari PR, Abergel J, Warner RR, ...
*  Terry Francona
On July 7, 2017, it was announced that Francona underwent a catheter ablation to correct an irregular heartbeat. Because of the ... Cleveland turned in another successful season in 2017, with Francona undergoing a cardiac ablation. The highlight of the season ...
*  Cardiac catheterization
... electrophysiology study or catheter ablation. Procedures can be diagnostic or therapeutic. For example, coronary angiography is ... Cardiac catheterization (heart cath) is the insertion of a catheter into a chamber or vessel of the heart. This is done both ... Once the catheter is in place, it can be used to perform a number of procedures including, coronary angioplasty, balloon ... Cardiac catheterization requires the use of fluoroscopy to visualize the path of the catheter as it enters the heart or as it ...