Ablation of atrial fibrillation: what can we tell our patients?
Cleve Clin J Med. 2009 Sep;76(9):543-50
Authors: Chowdhury P, Lewis WR, Schweikert RA, Cummings JE
Although catheter-based radiofrequency ablation is no longer experimental, it is not yet the first-line treatment for most patients. The authors describe how this procedure works, its indications, benefits, and limitations, and important points to communicate to potential candidates for this procedure.
PMID: 19726559 [PubMed - in process]