In recent years, catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation has become a widespread treatment modality in electrophysiology laboratories all over the world. Nevertheless, many aspects of the therapy are controversial. Developed by world-renowned experts in the field, this book presents a comprehensive and up-to date overview of all the most important and debated aspects of atrial fibrillation ablation, including: * Ablation techniques and technologies * Procedural endpoints * Patient management pre-, peri- and post-ablation * Anticoagulation issues * Prevention and treatment of complications * Definition of success and long-term results The text expands upon the content of the VeniceChart international consensus document on atrial fibrillation ablation and is enriched by several explanatory figures and tables. It provides a highly valuable source of information not only for researchers and specialists in electrophysiology, but also for general cardiologists, internists, fellows in cardiology and medical students.
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Author Biography - Andrea Natale
Andrea Natale, MD, FACC, FHRS Department of Cardiology Stanford University Palo Alto, CA, USA Antonio Raviele Graduated with honors in Medicine and Surgery at Universita' degli Studi di Napoli of University of Napoli in 1971 Specialized in Cardiology at Florence University in 1974 Since 1995 Chief of the Cardiology Division and since 2000 Chief of the Cardiovascular Department of the Umberto I Hospital of Venice-Mestre, Italy From 2000 to 2004 President of AIAC, Italian Association of Arrhythmology and Cardiac Pacing; from 2004 to 2006 Past-President of the same Association Founding Father and current General Secretary of ECAS, European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society