Cardiology

Personalized AF management needed to close mortality gap

Personalised management is the only way to close the mortality gap for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), according to an ESC consensus paper presented at ESC Congress 2013 by Professor Paulus Kirchhof (UK).

Cardiology

GAP-AF study helps to define optimal approach to ablation

(Medical Xpress)—Using catheter ablation to create complete linear lesions around pulmonary veins, proved more effective than the creation of incomplete lesions in preventing recurrence of atrial fibrillation (AF), reports ...

Cardiology

Virtual heart sheds new light on heart defect

(Medical Xpress)—A virtual heart, developed at The University of Manchester, is revealing new information about one of the world's most common heart conditions.

Cardiology

PRAGUE-12 trial: Randomized open multicenter study

The PRAGUE-12 trial is a randomized open multicenter study comparing cardiac surgery with MAZE versus cardiac surgery without MAZE in patients with coronary and/or valvular heart disease and with atrial fibrillation.

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