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Body Surface Mapping to Guide Atrial Fibrillation Ablation


Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common rhythm disorder, and is strongly associated with thromboembolic events and heart failure. Over the past decade, catheter ablation of AF has advanced considerably with progressive improvement in success rates. However, interventional treatment is still challenging, especially for persistent and long-standing persistent AF. Recently, AF analysis using a non-invasive body surface mapping technique has been shown to identify localised reentrant and focal sources, which play an important role in driving and perpetuating AF. Non-invasive mapping-guided ablation has also been reported to be effective for persistent AF. In this review, we describe new clinical insights obtained from non-invasive mapping of persistent AF to guide catheter ablation.

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hal-03233125 , version 1 (23-05-2021)



Seigo Yamashita, Ashok Shah, Saagar Mahida, Jean-Marc Sellal, Benjamin Berte, et al.. Body Surface Mapping to Guide Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review, 2015, 4 (3), pp.172-6. ⟨10.15420/aer.2015.4.3.172⟩. ⟨hal-03233125⟩
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