7. Periprocedural and Late Complications

  1. Andrea Natale MD, FACC, FESC, FHRS8 and
  2. Antonio Raviele MD, FESC, FHRS9
  1. Francis E. Marchlinski MD1,
  2. Thomas Arentz MD2,
  3. Rodney P. Horton MD8,
  4. Hakan Oral MD3,
  5. Antonio Rossillo MD4,
  6. Eduardo Saad MD5,
  7. Mauricio Scanavacca MD6 and
  8. Riccardo Cappato MD7

Published Online: 6 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119963868.ch7

Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, 2011 Update: The State of the Art Based on the Venicechart International Consensus Document

Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, 2011 Update: The State of the Art Based on the Venicechart International Consensus Document

How to Cite

Marchlinski, F. E., Arentz, T., Horton, R. P., Oral, H., Rossillo, A., Saad, E., Scanavacca, M. and Cappato, R. (2011) Periprocedural and Late Complications, in Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, 2011 Update: The State of the Art Based on the Venicechart International Consensus Document (eds A. Natale and A. Raviele), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119963868.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 8

    Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, St. David's Medical Center, Austin, TX, USA

  2. 9

    Cardiovascular Department, Arrhythmia Center & Center for Atrial Fibrillation, Dell'Angelo Hospital, Venice-Mestre, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiovascular Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  2. 2

    Rhythmology Department, Herz-Zentrum, Bad Krozingen, Germany

  3. 3

    Cardiovascular Medicine Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

  4. 4

    Cardiovascular Department, Dell'Angelo Hospital, Venice-Mestre, Italy

  5. 5

    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, Pro-Cardiaco Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  6. 6

    Heart Institute, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  7. 7

    Electrophysiology Department, Policlinico S. Donato, San Donato Milanese, Italy

  8. 8

    Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, St. David's Medical Center, Austin, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674154

Online ISBN: 9781119963868

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • periprocedural and late complications;
  • unique complications and AF ablation;
  • pericardial effusion/tamponade;
  • tamponade risk and TSP;
  • delayed cardiac tamponade;
  • early postablation thromboembolic events;
  • vascular complications;
  • air emboli;
  • MV or PV catheter entrapment;
  • changing fluoroscopic equipment angulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cardiac tamponade

  • Thromboembolic events

  • PV stenosis

  • PN injury

  • Atrioesophageal fistula

  • Periesophageal vagal injury

  • Vascular complications

  • Acute coronary artery injury

  • Air emboli

  • Catheter entrapment in the MV or PV

  • Organized left atrial tachyarrhythmias after AF ablation

  • Adverse impact on atrial contractility

  • Radiation exposure during catheter ablation of AF

  • References