Recent topics on the surgical treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation: Efficacy and safety of Cryosurgical ablation

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avatar Alireza Ghavidel 1 , ** , avatar saeid Hosseini 1 , *

Iran
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how to cite: Ghavidel A, Hosseini S. Recent topics on the surgical treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation: Efficacy and safety of Cryosurgical ablation. Multidiscip Cardio Annal. 2008;2(1):e8691.

Abstract

Although the classical Cox-Maze III is the gold standard surgical therapy with a proved efficacy in atrial fibrillation (AF) therapy, complexity of this procedure dictated a more simple, less invasive & cost-effective method. In an attempt to achievement of this purposes we evaluated the role of cryosurgical ablation.

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