Effectiveness and safety of simultaneous hybrid thoracoscopic endocardial catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in obese and non-obese patients

Kevin Phan*, Laurent Pison, Nelson Wang, Aran Kanagaratnam, Tristan D. Yan, Bart Maesen, Jos G. Maessen, Harry J. Crijns, Mark La Meir

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3087-3096
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Thoracic Disease
Volume9
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2017

Keywords

  • Atrial fibrillation (AF)
  • obesity
  • hybrid ablation
  • PULMONARY VEIN ISOLATION
  • BODY-MASS INDEX
  • OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP-APNEA
  • TERM-FOLLOW-UP
  • SURGICAL ABLATION
  • CONTROLLED-TRIALS
  • METAANALYSIS
  • PERSISTENT
  • OUTCOMES
  • IMPACT

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