Endoscopic evaluation of the esophagus after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation using contiguous and optimized radiofrequency applications

Michael Wolf*, Milad El Haddad, Vincent De Wilde, Thomas Phlips, Jan De Pooter, Alexandre Almorad, Teresa Strisciuglio, Yves Vandekerckhove, Rene Tavernier, Harry J. Crijns, Sebastien Knecht, Mattias Duytschaever

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1013-1020
Number of pages8
JournalHeart Rhythm
Volume16
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2019

Keywords

  • Ablation index
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrioesophageal fistula
  • Esophageal injury
  • High-power short-duration radiofrequency applications
  • Pulmonary vein isolation
  • PULMONARY VEIN ISOLATION
  • GENERAL-ANESTHESIA
  • LESIONS
  • INJURY
  • DAMAGE
  • RISK
  • PROBE
  • TIME

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Wolf, M., El Haddad, M., De Wilde, V., Phlips, T., De Pooter, J., Almorad, A., Strisciuglio, T., Vandekerckhove, Y., Tavernier, R., Crijns, H. J., Knecht, S., & Duytschaever, M. (2019). Endoscopic evaluation of the esophagus after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation using contiguous and optimized radiofrequency applications. Heart Rhythm, 16(7), 1013-1020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2019.01.030