Long-term results of a minimally invasive surgical pulmonary vein isolation and ganglionic plexi ablation for atrial fibrillation.

TitleLong-term results of a minimally invasive surgical pulmonary vein isolation and ganglionic plexi ablation for atrial fibrillation.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsZheng S, Li Y, Han J, Zhang H, Zeng W, Xu C, Jia Y, Wang J, Guo K, Jiao Y, Meng X
JournalPloS one
Volume8
Issue11
Paginatione79755
Date Published2013
Abstract

Ganglionated plexi (GP) ablation has been become an adjunct to pulmonary vein isolation (PVI). This study describes the long-term results of minimally invasive surgical PVI, ablation of GPs, and exclusion of the left atrial appendage for atrial fibrillation (AF).

DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0080605
Alternate JournalPLoS ONE