Cardiac anatomy pertinent to the catheter and surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation

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Abstract

In the 1980s when surgery was first introduced for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), one would often hear comments like “Every little old grandmother has AF. Why on earth would you operate on someone like that?”.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2118-2127
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
Volume31
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2020

Keywords

  • cardiac anatomy
  • catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
  • left atrium
  • right atrium
  • specialized conduction system
  • surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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