*  Abstract 5684: Long-Term Outcomes after Catheter Ablation of Atrial Flutter: A Meta-Analysis | Circulation
Abstract 5684: Long-Term Outcomes after Catheter Ablation of Atrial Flutter: A Meta-Analysis. Francisco J Perez, Christine M ... Clinical outcomes after catheter ablation of atrial flutter (AFL) vary widely in reported literature. The puropose of this ... Recurrence rate of AFL was 4% (3- 6%) with cooled catheters. Use of bidirectional CTI block as ablation endpoint decreased AFL ... Five years after ablation, the AF rates were similar in those with and without AF prior to ablation (Figure⇓). Antiarrhythmic ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/118/Suppl_18/S_984.1
*  Abstract 13333: Mechanism of Termination of Random Wave Propagation by Ablation of Complex Fractionated Atrial Electrogram...
Background: Catheter ablation of complex fractionated atrial electrogram (CFAE) region has been shown to be effective for the ... who underwent CFAE ablation after pulmonary vein isolation and linear roof line ablation were included. The left atrial ... Objective: The purpose of this study was to define the mechanism of the termination of PeAF by CFAE-targeted ablation. ... Results: PeAF, perpetuated after pulmonary vein isolation and linear roof line ablation, was maintained by the random wave ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/128/Suppl_22/A13333
*  Prevalence and characteristics of asymptomatic excessive transmural injury after radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial...
... during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF). OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to clarify the prevalence and ... and the ablation settings at the LA posterior wall were a maximum energy of 20 to 25 W and duration of ≤30 seconds. The ETI was ... additional LA linear ablation, and biochemical markers were not related to the ETI. In the logistic multiadjusted model, the ... Strategies to Prevent Esophageal Injury During Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. *MOSSAAB SHURAIH. , KALYANAM SHIVKUMAR ...
  https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Prevalence-and-characteristics-of-asymptomatic-exc-Yamasaki-Tada/2cd3610b5188e619d6f36da0c7eaa446d12ac281
*  A review of mitral isthmus ablation. - Radcliffe Department of Medicine
It is well recognised however, that mitral isthmus ablation is technically challenging and incomplete ablation may be pro- ... This article first reviews the evidence for the use of adjunctive mitral isthmus ablation and its association with the ... The anatomy of the mitral isthmus is also discussed in order to understand the possible obstacles to successful ablation. ... It then describes the practical techniques of mitral isthmus ablation, with particular emphasis on the assessment of bi- ...
  https://www.rdm.ox.ac.uk/publications/599311
*  Catheter Ablation vs Anti-arrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Trial - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Ablation may be performed using circular mapping catheter-guided ablation, antral isolation using a circular guided approach, ... Catheter Ablation vs Anti-arrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Trial (CABANA). This study is ongoing, but not ... LA catheter ablation is superior to rate or rhythm control drug therapy for reducing total mortality [ Time Frame: From date of ... LA catheter ablation is superior to rate or rhythm control drug therapy for decreasing the incidence of the composite endpoint ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00911508?term=arrhythmia+OR+atrial+fibrillation+OR+ventricular+fibrillation+OR+tachycardia+OR+bradycardia&recr=Open&fund=01&rank=3
*  A Study Exploring Two Treatment Strategies in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Who Undergo Catheter Ablation Therapy - Full...
After the catheter ablation procedure, participants will receive their post-procedure dose of study drug through a minimum of ... Number of Participants With Ischemic Stroke [ Time Frame: Up to 30 plus or minus (+-) 5 days after the catheter ablation ... Number of Participants With Vascular Death [ Time Frame: Up to 30 plus or minus (+-) 5 days after the catheter ablation ... Has a history of a major bleeding or thromboembolic event within the 12 months immediately preceding the catheter ablation ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT01729871?term=heart+attack&lup_s=11%2F09%2F2013&lup_d=14&show_rss=Y&sel_rss=mod14&show_locs=Y
*  DECAAF: Delayed-Enhancement MRI (DE-MRI) Determinant of Successful Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation -...
Relationship between extent of Post-ablation scar and incidence of atrial fibrillation recurrences post-catheter ablation for ... A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation developed in ... Following ablation, DE-MRI will be obtained at 3, 6, and 12 months follow-up to detect and quantify ablation-related scar ... The study population will consist of those patients who have undergone catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01150214
*  UCSF Heart Conditions Trial: Catheter Ablation vs Anti-arrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Trial
Atrial Fibrillation Arrhythmia Left Atrial Ablation Pulmonary Vein Isolation Catheter Ablation Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy Anti ... Catheter Ablation vs Anti-arrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Trial a study on Heart Conditions Atrial Fibrillation ... Prior LA catheter ablation with the intention of treating AF. * Prior surgical interventions for AF such as the MAZE procedure ... The (Catheter Ablation Versus Anti-arrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Trial) CABANA Trial has the overall goal of ...
  https://clinicaltrials.ucsf.edu/trial/NCT00911508
*  A Study Exploring Two Treatment Strategies in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Who Undergo Catheter Ablation Therapy - Tabular...
After the catheter ablation procedure, participants will receive their post-procedure dose of study drug through a minimum of ... Usual Care in Subjects Undergoing Catheter Ablation Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation. Brief Summary The purpose of this ... Number of Participants With Ischemic Stroke [ Time Frame: Up to 30 plus or minus (+-) 5 days after the catheter ablation ... Number of Participants With Vascular Death [ Time Frame: Up to 30 plus or minus (+-) 5 days after the catheter ablation ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT01729871?term=heart+attack&lup_s=06%2F24%2F2013&lup_d=14&show_rss=Y&sel_rss=mod14
*  Pilot Study of Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients With an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator - Full...
Catheter ablation The only ablation catheter that will be allowed in this study will be the Biosense Webster's NAVI-STAR Thermo ... The only ablation catheter that will be allowed in this study will be the Biosense Webster's NAVI-STAR Thermo-Cool catheter as ... Multicenter Thermocool VT Ablation Trial Investigators. Irrigated radiofrequency catheter ablation guided by electroanatomic ... Be eligible for catheter ablation. *Have no history of intolerance or contraindication to at least 1 of the following ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01576042?recr=Open&intr=defibrillator&rank=9
*  Search of: catheter ablation OR cardiac ablation OR radiofrequency ablation | Recruiting, Not yet recruiting, Available Studies...
catheter ablation OR cardiac ablation OR radiofrequency ablation , Recruiting, Not yet recruiting, Available Studies , NIH, U.S ... catheter ablation OR cardiac ablation OR radiofrequency ablation , Recruiting, Not yet recruiting, Available Studies , NIH, U.S ... catheter ablation OR cardiac ablation OR radiofrequency ablation , Recruiting, Not yet recruiting, Available Studies , NIH, U.S ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?fund=0&fund=1&recr=Open&term=catheter+ablation+OR+cardiac+ablation+OR+radiofrequency+ablation+
*  Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation | Circulation
Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation. Segmental Pulmonary Vein Ostial Ablation Versus Left Atrial Ablation. ... Background- Segmental ostial catheter ablation (SOCA) to isolate the pulmonary veins (PVs) and left atrial catheter ablation ( ... whereas left atrial ablation requires only a single catheter in the left atrium. Left atrial catheter ablation necessitates the ... Repeat Ablation Procedures. To minimize the risk of PV stenosis, a 4-mm-tip ablation catheter was used, and the power of ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/108/19/2355
*  Catheter Ablation - Heart Rhythm - MedHelp
I had my third ablation in February for recurring Atrial Fibrillation, since then my condition has worsen, to where I have had ... Catheter Ablation Leonard834 I had my third ablation in February for recurring Atrial Fibrillation, since then my condition has ... Catheter Ablation. I had my third ablation in February for recurring Atrial Fibrillation, since then my condition has worsen, ... My ablation was in January 08, however I was told in 2006 I needed an ablation because my a-fib was a very rapid a-fib and it ...
  https://www.medhelp.org/posts/Heart-Rhythm/Catheter-Ablation/show/968623
*  Catheter Ablation of Arrhythmias | Circulation
The location of this ablation target is determined by a process called mapping, in which the ablation catheter is moved from ... A catheter with a large electrode at its tip is in contact with the focus; after ablation (right), the area of the focus has ... Figure 2. Ablation of an SVT. Two electrocardiographic recordings (ECG) and a recording from a catheter in the atrium are shown ... What Types of Problems Are Treated by Catheter Ablation?. CA can be used to treat a wide variety of tachycardias, which can ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/106/25/e203.full
*  Catheter ablation for cardiac arrhythmias | The BMJ
Catheter ablation for cardiac arrhythmias. BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7286.613/a (Published 10 March ... Ablation should not be denied to elderly patients on basis of age. *David Bourne (davidr.bourne@doctors.org.uk), specialist ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/322/7286/613.2
*  CATHETER ABLATION PROBLEMS RETURNED? - Heart Rhythm - MedHelp
hi am just wondering if anyone can give me any advise i had my ablation in august 2009 and have been absolutely fine since then ... CATHETER ABLATION PROBLEMS RETURNED?. hi am just wondering if anyone can give me any advise i had my ablation in august 2009 ... I had an ablation back in Aug 09 also; my ep's told me it's possible for my heart to return to the rhythms it had previous or ... I had an ablation back in Aug 09 also; my ep's told me it's possible for my heart to return to the rhythms it had previous or ...
  https://www.medhelp.org/posts/Heart-Rhythm/CATHETER-ABLATION-PROBLEMS-RETURNED/show/1623577
*  Catheter Ablation Recovery Period - Heart Rhythm - MedHelp
Does anyone know how long is the typical recovery period from a catheter ablation for tachycardia? And how long it will take to ... Catheter Ablation Recovery Period vbluraschi Does anyone know how long is the typical recovery period from a catheter ablation ... Catheter Ablation Recovery Period. Does anyone know how long is the typical recovery period from a catheter ablation for ... I had a ablation just over a month ago now. I had to have 2 weeks off work as my groin area on my right leg was very painful ...
  https://www.medhelp.org/posts/Heart-Rhythm/Catheter-Ablation-Recovery-Period/show/1855847
*  Catheter ablation | University of Maryland Medical Center
Catheter Ablation at University of Maryland. Our program offers several advantages when it comes to catheter ablation:. * ... Heart Ablation Effectiveness. While it still depends on the type of arrhythmia, we are increasingly using catheter ablation for ... Catheter ablation provides a minimally invasive option when other approaches - such as regular checkups, lifestyle changes, ... A standard form of such ablation uses thin tubes (catheters) to reach the heart from a blood vessel. ...
  http://www.umm.edu/programs/heart-and-vascular/services/arrhythmia/treatments/catheter-ablation
*  About Catheter Ablation and Atrial Fibrillation | Medtronic
... with ablation catheters from Medtronic, is a minimally invasive procedure to treat atrial fibrillation. ... your doctor may recommend catheter ablation. Catheter ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that may lessen the number of ... there are benefits and risks with catheter ablation. An important benefit of successful catheter ablation is that you may ... Catheter ablation is a minimally invasive procedure in which the doctor threads a flexible thin tube (catheter) through the ...
  http://www.medtronic.com/uk-en/patients/treatments-therapies/catheter-ablation.html
*  Catheter Ablation and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator | Circulation
Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia Beneath an Endoventricular Patch Michifumi Tokuda, Jaimie Manlucu, Scott Brancato ... Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome in the Era of Catheter AblationCLINICAL PERSPECTIVEInsights From a Registry Study of 2169 ... Surgical Septal Myectomy Versus Alcohol Septal AblationAssessing the Status of the Controversy in 2014 Barry J. Maron and Rick ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/collection/catheter-ablation-and-implantable-cardioverter-defibrillator?page=5
*  Catheter Ablation | Durham, Raleigh, North Carolina | Duke Health
We use advanced catheter ablation techniques to treat more than 700 patients with arrhythmia including atrial fibrillation and ... Catheter Ablation. Duke's electrophysiology program uses advanced catheter ablation techniques to treat more than 700 patients ... New, Better Ways to Perform Catheter Ablation Catheter ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that uses energy to destroy ... CATHETER ABLATION Techniques * Irrigated Radiofrequency A widely used ablation technique that uses heat to create a larger ...
  https://www.dukehealth.org/node/11
*  Catheter ablation for paroxysmal AF - Heart
However, the place of catheter ablation remains unclear with limited data comparing ablation with antiarrhythmic drug therapy ... Catheter ablation for paroxysmal AF. Posted on November 21, 2012. by Alistair Lindsay ... In view of the potential for significant complications with catheter ablation, current practice of using drug therapy as first ... In this study there is no significant difference between catheter ablation and antiarrhythmic drug therapy as first-line ...
  http://blogs.bmj.com/heart/2012/11/21/catheter-ablation-for-paroxysmal-af/
*  How Catheter Ablation Regulates Your Heartbeat - Health
Catheter ablation uses high-frequency radio waves to defuse those troublemaking spots. The treatment is especially effective ... Young, healthy patients with atrial fibrillation can expect a success rate of 90% with catheter ablation, says Adrian Hernandez ... "After I had the ablation, I no longer had this irregular heartbeat and I now feel much better." ...
  http://www.health.com/health/condition-article/0,,20189009,00.html
*  Catheter Ablation Before the Procedure | Cleveland Clinic
Home / Health Library / Treatments & Procedures / Catheter Ablation / Before the Procedure Catheter Ablation: Before the ... Catheter Ablation Menu Print Full Article Overview Before the Procedure During the Procedure After the Procedure Doctors Who ...
  https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/treatments/16851-catheter-ablation/before-the-procedure
*  COCHIN CARDIAC CLUB: 2013
Once released from the catheter, the heart valve is expanded with a balloon and immediately becomes functional.The valve is ... CARDIAC ABLATION. * CARDIAC AMYLOIDOSIS * CARDIAC CLUB PRESENTS-CARDIO-NEPHRO COMPLICATIONS IN DIABETES ... During the valve replacement procedure, a cardiologist inserts a tube (catheter) through an artery in the groin (transfemoral ... The transcatheter heart valve is compressed into the end of the catheter.The valve is made of bovine or cow tissue and ...
  http://cochincardiacclub.blogspot.com/2013/