Chapter 16. Ablation for Rate Control of Atrial Fibrillation

  1. David J. Wilber MD,
  2. Douglas L. Packer MD and
  3. William G. Stevenson MD
  1. Harish Doppalapudi and
  2. G. Neal Kay

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696279.ch16

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

Doppalapudi, H. and Kay, G. N. (2007) Ablation for Rate Control 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.ch16

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;
  • ventricular rate;
  • rate-control strategy;
  • physiology of atrial;
  • node ablation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Rate-Control Strategy

  • Outcomes After AV Node Ablation

  • Procedure

  • Early Complications

  • Consequences of AV Junction Ablation

  • Post-Ablation Device Implantation

  • Indications and Contraindications

  • AV Node Modification

  • Perspective

  • References