Chapter 14. Long Linear Lesions in the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

  1. David J. Wilber MD,
  2. Douglas L. Packer MD and
  3. William G. Stevenson MD
  1. Li-Fern Hsu,
  2. Prashanthan Sanders,
  3. Mélèze Hocini,
  4. Michel Haïssaguerre and
  5. Pierre Jaïs

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696279.ch14

Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications, Third Edition

Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications, Third Edition

How to Cite

Hsu, L.-F., Sanders, P., Hocini, M., Haïssaguerre, M. and Jaïs, P. (2007) Long Linear Lesions in the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation, in Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications, Third Edition (eds D. J. Wilber, D. L. Packer and W. G. Stevenson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696279.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405131179

Online ISBN: 9780470696279

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Keywords:

  • atrial fibrillation;
  • linear lesions;
  • atrial activation;
  • electrophysiology;
  • cascading configuration

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pulmonary Vein Ablation

  • Catheter Ablation to Modify the Substrate

  • Clinical Electrophysiology of Linear Lesions

  • Technological Assistance for Linear Ablation

  • Clinical Experience with Catheter Linear Ablation

  • Future Directions

  • Conclusions

  • References