Embolic complications associated with radiofrequency catheter ablation

Michael R. Epstein, Laura D. Knapp, Mildred Martindill, Janice A. Lulu, John K. Triedman, Hugh Calkins, Shoei K.Stephen Huang, Edward P. Walsh, J. Philip Saul

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Abstract

Both early and late thromboembolic events are known complications of radiofrequency catheter ablation. This review of 758 patients undergoing 830 radiofrequency ablation procedures finds that embolic complications after radiofrequency ablation in patients without other risk factors for thromboembolism are rare (<0.2%).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)655-658
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume77
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 15 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Epstein, M. R., Knapp, L. D., Martindill, M., Lulu, J. A., Triedman, J. K., Calkins, H., Huang, S. K. S., Walsh, E. P., & Saul, J. P. (1996). Embolic complications associated with radiofrequency catheter ablation. American Journal of Cardiology, 77(8), 655-658. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0002-9149(97)89327-7