Radiofrequency and Microwave Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation During Open Heart Surgery: What Are the Long-Term Results?
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and is characterized by disorganized atrial activity. AF is fairly common in patients with mitral valve disease and a markedly dilated left atrium. These patients rarely return to sinus rhythm spontaneously even after a successful mitral valve operation .
KeywordsAtrial Fibrillation Mitral Valve Pulmonary Vein Sinus Rhythm Left Atrial Appendage
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