Table 1

Baseline Characteristics

All
(n = 3,000)
Group A
(n = 2,125)
Group B
(n = 875)
p Value
Age (yrs)66 ± 1167 ± 1164 ± 11<0.001
Male1,832 (61)1,319 (62)513 (59)0.084
PAF1,572 (52)924 (43)648 (74)<0.001
Hypertension2,187 (73)1,573 (74)614 (70)0.035
Diabetes323 (11)232 (11)91 (10)0.753
Previous stroke/TIA196 (6)144 (7)52 (6)0.373
CAD527 (17)392 (18)135 (15)0.044
CHA2DS2-VASc score ≤1955 (32)647 (30)308 (35)0.011
LA diameter (mm)42 ± 642 ± 640 ± 5<0.001
LVEF (%)59 ± 1158 ± 1161 ± 10<0.001

Values are mean ± SD or n (%).

CAD = coronary artery disease; group A = radiofrequency current; group B = cryoballoon plus laser balloon; LA = left atrial; LVEF = left ventricular ejection fraction; PAF = paroxysmal atrial fibrillation; PVI = pulmonary vein isolation; TIA = transient ischemic attack.

  • p < 0.05.