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Outcomes following catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in the UK – a single-centre cohort analysis

November 2010 Br J Cardiol 2010;17:271–6

Outcomes following catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in the UK – a single-centre cohort analysis

Rohan Gunawardena, Stephen S Furniss, Ewan Shepherd, Giuseppe Santarpia, Stephen W Lord, John P Bourke

Abstract

A total of 100 consecutive patients (age: 49 years [range 37–76]; females: n=17; persistent AF: n=30; CHADS2 score >1: n=7) underwent a first ablation (between January 2004 and May 2007). Ultimately 167 procedures were performed until follow-up censure in May 2009. Complications occurred in 15 patients – acutely in 11, during follow-up in four. Cumulative ‘success’, ‘partial success’, ‘failure’ and ‘clinical success’ rates after 22 ± 14 months were 60%, 26%, 14% and 86%, respectively. ‘Clinical success’ rates for paroxysmal and persistent subgroups were 73% and 47% (first pro

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