Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, 2011 Update by Andrea Natale
The State of the Art based on the VeniceChart International Consensus Document

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This concise text presents best practices for all aspects of atrial fibrillation ablation as outlined in the new version of the VeniceChart International Consensus document, which is presented in conjunction with the biannual Venice Arrhythmias conference. In addition to discussing the latest in a-fib ablation research, this 2011 update covers all the key areas of therapy and patient management, including:

• Techniques and technologies
• Procedural endpoints
• Patient management pre-, peri- and post-ablation
• Prevention and treatment of complications
• Definition of success and long-term results

With contributions from the world’s recognized thought leaders in this field, this book is a highly valuable source of information not only for specialists in electrophysiology, but also for general cardiologists, fellows in cardiology and others interested in this dynamic and increasingly important topic.


About Andrea Natale

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Amin Al-Ahmad, MDCardiac electrophysiologistStanford University Medical CenterStanford, CA, USADavid Callans, MDProfessor of Medicine Director of the Electrophysiology LaboratoryUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA, USAHenry H. Hsia, MDAssociate Professor of MedicineStanford University Stanford, CA, USAAndrea Natale, MDDepartment of CardiologyStanford University Medical CenterStanford, CA, USA Andrea Natale, MD, FACC, FHRSDepartment of CardiologyStanford UniversityPalo Alto, CA, USAAntonio RavieleGraduated with honors in Medicine and Surgery at Universita' degli Studi di Napoli of University of Napoli in 1971Specialized in Cardiology at Florence University in 1974Since 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 AssociationFounding Father and current General Secretary of ECAS, European Cardiac Arrhythmia SocietyFellow of the European Society of Cardiology and fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society
Published August 31, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 232 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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