Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: The State of the Art Based on the Venicechart International Consensus Document
Copyright © 2007 Blackwell Publishing
Editor(s): Andrea Natale, Antonio Raviele
Published Online: 15 APR 2008
Print ISBN: 9781405180382
Online ISBN: 9780470692646
About this Book
In recent years, catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation has become a widespread treatment modality in electrophysiology laboratories all over the world. Nevertheless, many aspects of the therapy are controversial.
Developed by world-renowned experts in the field, this book presents a comprehensive and up-to date overview of all the most important and debated aspects of atrial fibrillation ablation, including:
• Ablation techniques and technologies
• Procedural endpoints
• Patient management pre-, peri- and post-ablation
• Anticoagulation issues
• Prevention and treatment of complications
• Definition of success and long-term results
The text expands upon the content of the VeniceChart international consensus document on atrial fibrillation ablation and is enriched by several explanatory figures and tables. It provides a highly valuable source of information not only for researchers and specialists in electrophysiology, but also for general cardiologists, internists, fellows in cardiology and medical students.