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Shorten the Blanking Period After Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, Experts Say

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Based on continuous monitoring of early recurrence of atrial tachyarrhythmia immediately after patients have undergone atrial fibrillation ablation, Musat et al. Early recurrence of atrial tachyarrhythmia (ERAT) is commonly seen following catheter ablation of AF, with reported incidences of up to 61% in the first three months.

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News from EHRA 2024: International Experts Agree on Standards for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

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An international consensus statement on how to treat atrial fibrillation with catheter or surgical ablation has been published in EP Europace, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), and was recently presented at EHRA 2024, a scientific congress held April 7-9 in Berlin, Germany. Image courtesy: European Society of Cardiology.

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Association between triglyceride–glucose index trajectories and radiofrequency ablation outcomes in patients with stage 3D atrial fibrillation

Cardiovascular Diabetology

This study investigates the relationship between triglyceride-glucose (TyG) index trajectories and the results of ablation in patients with stage 3D atrial fibrillation (AF).

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Boston Scientific Receives FDA Approval for FARAPULSE Pulsed Field Ablation System

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has granted approval to Boston Scientific for its FARAPULSE Pulsed Field Ablation System. intermittent) atrial fibrillation (AF) and is a unique new alternative to standard-of-care thermal ablation treatment. said Nick Spadea-Anello, president, Electrophysiology, Boston Scientific. "The

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Bleeding sites and treatment strategies for cardiac tamponade by catheter ablation requiring thoracotomy: risks of catheter ablation in patients with left atrial diverticulum

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

There is insufficient information regarding the bleeding sites and surgical strategies of cardiac tamponade during catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF).

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Texas hospital 1st in nation to use new ablation system

Becker's Hospital Review - Cardiology

David's Medical Center electrophysiologists were the first in the nation to use a novel pulsed field ablation system for patients with paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation. Austin, Texas-based St.

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Colchicine Not the Answer for Recurring Arrhythmias After Ablation

Med Page Today

(MedPage Today) -- For patients undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (Afib), there was no signal that a brief course of colchicine reduced atrial arrhythmia recurrence or improved clinical outcomes when taken for 10 days starting.