Arrhythmia & EP

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  • What Is the Role of Ablation for AF in a Post-CABANA World?   Electrophysiologists John Mandrola and Dhiraj Gupta discuss the CABANA trial results and what they mean for catheter ablation of patients with atrial fibrillation.
  • HRS 2018 Potential Major Problem With a Common Pacing Lead A poster presentation at HRS on lead failure with a popular St Jude Medical lead echoed a case familiar to John Mandrola, MD. He wasn't the only concerned EP calling for further investigation.
  • AF Ablation vs Drugs: Insights From CABANA Investigators John Mandrola interviews the investigators of the breakout trial from the Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions which compared catheter ablation versus drugs in patients with atrial fibrillation.
  • HRS 2018 CABANA: Initial Thoughts on AF Ablation vs Drugs The long-awaited trial was the star of HRS. The neutral primary endpoint sent some electrophysiologists into despair and others into spin mode, but Dr Mandrola sees value in the incremental move of science.


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