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Publication Name World Journal of Cardiology
Manuscript ID 46125
Country/Territory Canada
Category Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Manuscript Type Observational Study
Article Title Feasibility and safety of cryoballoon ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with congenital heart disease
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Sylvia Abadir, Victor Waldmann, Katia Dyrda, Mikael Laredo, Blandine Mondésert, Marc Dubuc and Paul Khairy
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Paul Khairy, FRCPC, MD, PhD, Full Professor, Electrophysiology Service and Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Université de Montréal, 5000 Belanger St E, Montreal QC H1T 1C8, Canada. paul.khairy@umontreal.ca
Keywords Congenital heart disease; Atrial fibrillation; Cryoballoon ablation; Pulmonary vein isolation; Catheter ablation
Core Tip Whereas, a few studies have described radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD), herein we report the first case series of cryoballoon ablation. Ten patients with CHD, median age 57.9 years, underwent cryoballoon ablation and were followed for a median of 2.8 years. Pulmonary vein isolation was acutely successful in all. No major complication occurred. One year after a single procedure, 6 (60%) patients remained free from AF. In conclusion, cryoballoon ablation is feasible and appears to be safe, with an excellent acute success rate and modest 1-year freedom from recurrent AF.
Citation Abadir S, Waldmann V, Dyrda K, Laredo M, Mondésert B, Dubuc M, Khairy P. Feasibility and safety of cryoballoon ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with congenital heart disease. World J Cardiol 2019; 11(5): 149-158
2019-02-03 14:46
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2019-04-19 02:04
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2019-05-10 08:21
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ISSN 1949-8462 (online)
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Assistant Editor Xiang Li
Science Editor Fang-Fang Ji (Quit in 2019)
Reviewer Code 02446542, and 00214240
Editorial Director Ya-Juan Ma
Journal Chief Editor
Company Chief Editor Li Ma
Language Editor
Electronic Editor Yun-Xiaojian Wu
Responsible Electronic Editor Jie Wang
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Proofing Editorial Director Jin-Lei Wang
Proofing Editor-in-Chief Lian-Sheng Ma
Full Article (PDF) WJC-11-149.pdf
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Biostatistics Review Certificate 46125-Biostatistics statement.pdf
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Peer-review Report 46125-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 46125-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 46125-Scientific editor work list.pdf