The Impact of Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation in High-Risk Patients Full Text
Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 06/08/2012
Ad N et al. – The addition of an atrial fibrillation surgical ablation procedure did not add operative risk to patients considered high risk, and potentially improved long–term outcome for the subgroup of patients who had their AF ablated. This study suggests that the degree of surgical risk should not be the only decision factor when evaluating this challenging group of patients for surgical ablation.