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Identification and Characterization of Sites Where Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Is Terminated by Localized Ablation.

David E Krummen, Paul J Wang, Wouter Jan Rappel, William H Sauer, Mahmood I Alhusseini, Sanjiv M Narayan, Ryan T Borne, Nicholas S Peters, Mohan N Viswanathan, John M Miller, Junaid A B Zaman, Christopher A B Kowalewski, Sonia Busch, Paul C Zei, Johannes Brachmann, Tina Baykaner, Shirley Park
The mechanisms by which persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) terminates via localized ablation are not well understood. To address the hypothesis that sites where localized ablation terminates persistent AF have characteristics identifiable with activation mapping during AF, we systematically examined activation patterns acquired only in cases of unequivocal termination by ablation.

Publisher URL: http://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.117.005258

DOI: 10.1161/CIRCEP.117.005258

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