Chapter 15. Mapping the Electrophysiologic Substrate to Guide Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

  1. David J. Wilber MD,
  2. Douglas L. Packer MD and
  3. William G. Stevenson MD
  1. Koonlawee Nademanee,
  2. Mark Schwab,
  3. Joshua Porath and
  4. Aharon Abbo

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696279.ch15

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

Nademanee, K., Schwab, M., Porath, J. and Abbo, A. (2007) Mapping the Electrophysiologic Substrate to Guide Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, 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.ch15

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;
  • electrophysiologic substrate;
  • atrial electrograms;
  • neurotransmitter;
  • anisotropic propagation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Characteristics of Atrial Electrograms During Atrial Fibrillation

  • Electrophysiologic Mechanisms Underlying CFAEs

  • Technique of AF Substrate Mapping Guided by Point-To-Point Mapping of CFAEs

  • Evidence that CFAE Areas Represent AF Substrates

  • Regional Distribution of CFAEs

  • Long-Term Outcomes

  • Atrial Tachyarrhythmias After CFAE Ablation

  • Procedure-Related Complications

  • Conclusions

  • References