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Device Therapy for Atrial Arrhythmias: Latest Topics from the AT500 Italian Registry

  • G. L. Botto
  • M. Santini
  • L. Padeletti
  • A. Sagone
  • G. Boriani
  • G. Inama
  • A. Capucci
  • M. Gulizia
  • P. Della Bella
  • F. Solimene
  • M. Vimercati
  • M. Disertori
Conference paper

Abstract

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia in clinical practice, and has been recognized as a cause of morbility and mortality [1]. Drug treatment is often ineffective, and therefore electrical treatment has been recently suggested.

Keywords

Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Arrhythmia Pacemaker Implantation Interatrial Septum Sick Sinus Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Botto
    • 1
  • M. Santini
    • 2
  • L. Padeletti
    • 3
  • A. Sagone
    • 1
  • G. Boriani
    • 4
  • G. Inama
    • 5
  • A. Capucci
    • 6
  • M. Gulizia
    • 7
  • P. Della Bella
    • 8
  • F. Solimene
    • 9
  • M. Vimercati
    • 10
  • M. Disertori
    • 11
  1. 1.S. Anna HospitalComo
  2. 2.S. Filippo Neri HospitalRome
  3. 3.Careggi HospitalFlorence
  4. 4.S. Orsola HospitalBologna
  5. 5.Maggiore HospitalCrema
  6. 6.Civile HospitalPiacenza
  7. 7.S. Luigi — Currò HospitalCatania
  8. 8.Cardiologico CenterMilan
  9. 9.Montevergine HospitalMercogliano
  10. 10.Medtronic ItalyMilan
  11. 11.S. Chiara HospitalTrentoItaly

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