Atrial fibrillation: Predicting the efficacy of pulmonary vein isolation with CMR.

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Abstract

Pulmonary vein antrum isolation is an accepted alternative to antiarrhythmic therapy for restoring normal sinus rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation. The procedure has a high initial success rate, but many patients subsequently experience recurrence of the arrhythmia. Cardiac magnetic resonance might offer a means of identifying patients who are more likely to experience successful long-term results from pulmonary vein antrum isolation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)453-454
Number of pages2
JournalNature reviews. Cardiology
Volume6
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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