Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias

Category icon
Real-Time Temperature: Controlled RF Ablation

Tarv Dhanjal, Daniel Steven, Daniel Rodriguez

Category icon
DeEP Mapping: Elucidating the Functional VT Substrate

Abhishek Bhaskaran, John Fitzgerald, Nicholas Jackson, et al

Category icon
Management of Valvular Disease During Pregnancy

Chiara Fraccaro, Noemie Tence, Giulia Masiero, et al

Category icon
Diagnostic Angiograms and PCI in Pregnancy

Phyo Htet Khaing, G Louise Buchanan, Vijay Kunadian,

Category icon
Long-term Outcome of Pulmonary Vein Isolation Versus Amiodarone Therapy in…

Michela Faggioni, Domenico G Della Rocca, Sanghamitra Mohanty, et al

Category icon
Non-invasive Stereotactic Radioablation

Chen Wei, Pierre Qian, Usha B Tedrow, et al

Category icon
Strategies to Reduce Radiation Exposure in Electrophysiology and…

Deepak Padmanabhan, Sandeep Shankar, Avinash Chandrashekharaiah, et al

Category icon
Understanding AF Mechanisms Through Computational Modelling and Simulations

Konstantinos N Aronis, Rheeda L Ali, Jialiu A Liang, et al

About

Catheter ablation with radiofrequency or cryothermal energy is an important therapy for the management of tachyarrhythmia, including atrial tachycardia, atrioventricular (AV) re-entrant tachycardia and AV nodal re-entrant tachycardia.

Improvements in cryoballoon technology have led to shorter procedural and fluoroscopy times with similar efficacy and complication rates. Outcome and complications compared with radiofrequency catheter ablation are similar, except for a higher incidence of phrenic nerve palsy.

Several catheter-based ablation devices have been developed and adapted to improve not only lesion durability, but also safety profiles, procedure time and radiation exposure.

Related Articles

Articles

DeEP Mapping: Elucidating the Functional VT Substrate

Abhishek Bhaskaran, John Fitzgerald, Nicholas Jackson,

Published:

Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2020;9(4):211–8.

Management of Valvular Disease During Pregnancy

Chiara Fraccaro, Noemie Tence, Giulia Masiero,

Published:

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2020;15:e10.

Diagnostic Angiograms and PCI in Pregnancy

Phyo Htet Khaing, G Louise Buchanan, Vijay Kunadian,

Published:

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2020;15:e04.

Long-term Outcome of Pulmonary Vein Isolation Versus Amiodarone Therapy in…

Michela Faggioni, Domenico G Della Rocca, Sanghamitra Mohanty,

Citation: Cardiac Failure Review 2020;6:e04.