Incidence and Clinical Significance of Cerebral Embolism During Atrial Fibrillation Ablation With Duty-Cycled Phased-Radiofrequency Versus Cooled-Radiofrequency
A Randomized Controlled Trial
Fehmi Keçe, Eline F. Bruggemans, Marta de Riva, Reza Alizadeh Dehnavi, Adrianus P. Wijnmaalen, Tamara J. Meulman, Julia A. Brugman, Anouk M. Rooijmans, Mark A. van Buchem, Huub A. Middelkoop, Jeroen Eikenboom, Martin J. Schalij, Katja Zeppenfeld and Serge A. Trines
(A) Number and (B) concentration of microembolic signals (MES) for the PVAC Gold catheter and TC catheter for the entire procedure and per ablation phase. Median and interquartile range are displayed. Other abbreviations as in Figure 1.