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Anticoagulation after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: An unnecessary evil? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2019 Apr 7;30(4):468-478. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Department of Cardiothoracic, Vascular Medicine & Intensive Care, Unit of Electrophysiology and Cardiac Pacing, Dell'Angelo Hospital, Mestre-Venice, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13822DOI Listing
April 2019

Impact of Body Mass Index on Outcomes in the Edoxaban Versus Warfarin Therapy Groups in Patients Underwent Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation (from ENSURE-AF).

Am J Cardiol 2019 Feb 24;123(4):592-597. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

St. Vincenz-Hospital, Paderborn, Germany; Working Group: Molecular Electrophysiology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.11.019DOI Listing
February 2019

Relation of Stroke and Bleeding Risk Profiles to Efficacy and Safety of Edoxaban for Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation (from the EdoxabaN versus warfarin in subjectS UndeRgoing cardiovErsion of Atrial Fibrillation [ENSURE-AF] Study).

Am J Cardiol 2018 01 20;121(2):193-198. Epub 2017 Nov 20.

Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, St. Vincenz-Hospital, Paderborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany; Working Group: Molecular Electrophysiology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.10.008DOI Listing
January 2018

Early Recurrences of Atrial Tachyarrhythmias After Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: How Long Do We Have to Be Blind?

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2017 06 20;3(6):577-579. Epub 2017 Jun 20.

Unit of Electrophysiology and Cardiac Pacing, Ospedale Dell'Angelo, Venice-Mestre, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2017.03.012DOI Listing
June 2017

Screening for Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration.

Circulation 2017 05;135(19):1851-1867

From Heart Research Institute, Charles Perkins Centre, and Concord Hospital Cardiology, University of Sydney, Australia (B.F.); St Georges Hospital, London, UK (J.C.); Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (H.C.); Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (J.S.H., D.C.); Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden (M.R., J.E., L.F., E.S.); The Shanghai Institute of Hypertension, Ruijin Hospital, Jiaotong University School of Medicine, China (J.W.); Brigham and Womens Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (C.M.A.); The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia (C.S.A.); Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK (S.A.); National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and Boston University's Framingham Heart Study, MA (E.J.B.); University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy (G.B.); Klinikum Coburg, Germany (J.B.); Odense University Hospital, Denmark (A.B.); Cardiovascular Research Centre, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan (T.- F.C.); University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland (D.C.); Université François Rabelais, Tours, France (L.F.); University of Birmingham, UK (D.A.F.); Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN (B.J.G.); University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (D.J.G., A.V.); Hackensack University Medical Centre, NJ (T.V.G.); Poche Centre, University of Sydney, Australia (K.G.); University of Western Australia, Perth (G.J.H.); Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (J.H.); Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia (G.S.H.); StopAfib.org, Dallas, TX (M.T.H.); Weill Cornell Medical College, New York (H.K.); Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK (P.K.); SWBH and UHB NHS trusts, Birmingham, UK (P.K.); AFNET, Muenster, Germany (P.K.); Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, Wynnewood, OK (P.R.K.); University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland (D.K.); Chinese University of Hong Kong (V.W.Y.L., B.P.Y.); University of Linköping, Sweden (L.-A.L.); University of Birmingham, UK; Aalborg University, Denmark (G.Y.H.L.); Arrhythmia Alliance, London, UK (T.L.); Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Australia (N.L.); Cliniques du Sud Luxembourg, Arlon, Belgium (G.H.M.); Institute for Epidemiology Statistics and Informatics, Frankfurt, Germany (C.M.); Edinburgh Napier University, UK (L.N.); Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Australia (J.O.); Duke University, Durham, NC (J.P.P.); University of Auckland, New Zealand (K.P.); University of Belgrade, Serbia (T.S.P.); KH der Elisabethinen, Ordensklinikum Linz, Austria (H.P.); University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands (M.R.); University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (R.K.S.); University Heart Centre, Hamburg, Germany (R.B.S.); The University of Hong Kong (C.-W.S.); Scripps Translational Science Institute, San Diego, CA (S.S.); Rigshospitalet, The Heart Centre, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (J.H.S.); Ospedale dell'Angelo Venice-Mestre, Venice, Italy (S.T.); Martini Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands (R.G.T.); Stanford University, CA (M.P.T.); VA Palo Alto Health Care System, CA (M.P.T.); The Department of Medical Research, Bærum Hospital, Rud, Norway (A.T.); Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (S.B.U.); University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands (I.C.V.G.); and University of Göttingen, Germany (R.W.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.026693DOI Listing
May 2017

Left Atrial Appendage Isolation in Patients With Longstanding Persistent AF Undergoing Catheter Ablation: BELIEF Trial.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2016 11;68(18):1929-1940

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center, Austin, Texas; Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, Texas; Division of Cardiology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California; Section of Electrophysiology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; Interventional Electrophysiology, Scripps Clinic, San Diego, California; Department of Medicine, Dell Medical School, Austin, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2016.07.770DOI Listing
November 2016

Scar Homogenization Versus Limited-Substrate Ablation in Patients With Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy and Ventricular Tachycardia.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2016 11;68(18):1990-1998

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, St. David's Medical Center, Austin, Texas; Dell Medical School, University of Texas, Austin, Texas; Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Services, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Interventional Electrophysiology, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California; Metro Health Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio; Division of Cardiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2016.08.033DOI Listing
November 2016

Response by Di Biase et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Ablation Versus Amiodarone for Treatment of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Congestive Heart Failure and an Implanted Device: Results From the AATAC Multicenter Randomized Trial".

Circulation 2016 Sep;134(10):e189-90

From Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center, Austin (L.D.B., P.M., S.M., P.S., C.T., J.S., R.H., J.D.B., A.N.); Albert Einstein College of Medicine, at Montefiore Hospital, New York, NY (L.D.B.); Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin (L.D.B., A.N.); Department of Cardiology, University of Foggia, Italy (L.D.B.); University of Kansas, Kansas City (D.L., M.R.); Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque, Université Victor-Segalen Bordeaux, France (P.J., M.H.); Ospedale dell'Angelo, Mestre Venice, Italy (S.T., A.R.); Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Centre, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy (A.D.R., M.C., C.T.); University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy (G.P., M.L.N.); Akron General Hospital, Ohio (R.S.); Department of Cardiology, Na Homolce Hospital, Roentgenova 2, Prague, Czech Republic (P.N.); California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco (S.B., R.H., S.H., A.N.); University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy (G.F.); Division of Cardiology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (A.N.); Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (A.N.); Scripps Clinic, San Diego, CA(A.N.); and Dell Medical School, Austin, TX (A.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.024003DOI Listing
September 2016

Ablation Versus Amiodarone for Treatment of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Congestive Heart Failure and an Implanted Device: Results From the AATAC Multicenter Randomized Trial.

Circulation 2016 Apr 30;133(17):1637-44. Epub 2016 Mar 30.

From Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center, Austin (L.D.B., P.M., S.M., P.S., C.T., J.S., R.H., J.D.B., A.N.); Albert Einstein College of Medicine, at Montefiore Hospital, New York, NY (L.D.B.); Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin (L.D.B., A.N.); Department of Cardiology, University of Foggia, Italy (L.D.B.); University of Kansas, Kansas City (D.L., M.R.); Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque, Université Victor-Segalen Bordeaux, France (P.J., M.H.); Ospedale dell'Angelo, Mestre Venice, Italy (S.T., A.R.); Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Centre, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy (A.D.R., M.C., C.T.); University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy (G.P., M.L.N.); Akron General Hospital, OH (R.S.); Department of Cardiology, Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic (P.N.); California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco (S.B., R.H., S.H., A.N.); University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy (G.F.); Division of Cardiology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (A.N.); Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (A.N.); Scripps Clinic, San Diego, CA (A.N.); and Dell Medical School, Austin, TX (A.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.019406DOI Listing
April 2016

Proven isolation of the pulmonary vein antrum with or without left atrial posterior wall isolation in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation.

Heart Rhythm 2016 Jan 13;13(1):132-40. Epub 2015 Aug 13.

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center, Austin, Texas; Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, Texas; California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Dell Medical School, Austin, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.08.019DOI Listing
January 2016

A roadmap to improve the quality of atrial fibrillation management: proceedings from the fifth Atrial Fibrillation Network/European Heart Rhythm Association consensus conference.

Europace 2016 Jan 18;18(1):37-50. Epub 2015 Oct 18.

St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/euv304DOI Listing
January 2016

Ablation of Stable VTs Versus Substrate Ablation in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: The VISTA Randomized Multicenter Trial.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2015 Dec;66(25):2872-2882

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center, Austin, Texas; Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, Texas; California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Division of Cardiology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; Scripps Clinic, San Diego, California; Dell Medical School, Austin, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2015.10.026DOI Listing
December 2015

Influence of Age and Gender on Complications of Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation.

J Atr Fibrillation 2015 Apr-May;7(6):1197. Epub 2015 Apr 30.

Divisione di Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4022/jafib.1197DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4956359PMC
April 2015

Cost-Effectiveness of Dabigatran Exilate in Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation.

J Atr Fibrillation 2015 Apr-May;7(6):1223. Epub 2015 Apr 30.

Dirigente Medico, Unità Operativa di Cardiochirurgia, Responsabile della Qualità di reparto, Azienda ULSS 12 Veneziana, Ospedale dell'Angelo, Venezia-Mestre.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4022/jafib.1223DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4956364PMC
April 2015

Effect of periprocedural amiodarone on procedure outcome in patients with longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation undergoing extended pulmonary vein antrum isolation: results from a randomized study (SPECULATE).

Heart Rhythm 2015 Mar 18;12(3):477-483. Epub 2014 Nov 18.

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, St. David's Medical Center, Austin, Texas; Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas; California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Division of Cardiology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California; Interventional Electrophysiology, Scripps Clinic, San Diego, California; Department of internal medicine, Dell Medical School, Austin, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.11.016DOI Listing
March 2015

[Author reply].

G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 2015 Mar;16(3):189-90

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March 2015

Periprocedural stroke and bleeding complications in patients undergoing catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation with different anticoagulation management: results from the Role of Coumadin in Preventing Thromboembolism in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Patients Undergoing Catheter Ablation (COMPARE) randomized trial.

Circulation 2014 Jun 17;129(25):2638-44. Epub 2014 Apr 17.

From the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, St. David's Medical Center, Austin (L.D.B., J.D.B., P.S., P.M., J.E.S., R. Horton, G.J.G., J.Z., B.R., S.M., A.N.); Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Hospital, New York, NY (L.D.B.); Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin (L.D.B., A.N.); Department of Cardiology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy (L.D.B., P.S.); Ospedale dell'Angelo, Mestre Venice, Italy (S.T., A.R.); University of Kansas, Kansas City (D.L., M.R.); California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco (S.H., R. Hongo, S.B., A.N.); University of Kentucky, Lexington (C.S.E.); University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy (G. Forleo); University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy (G.P., M.L.N.); Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Centre, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy (A.D.R., M.C., G. Fassini, C.T.); Akron General Hospital, Akron, OH (R.A.S.); Division of Cardiology, Stanford University, CA (A.N.); Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (A.N.); and Interventional Electrophysiology, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA (A.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.006426DOI Listing
June 2014

Personalized management of atrial fibrillation: Proceedings from the fourth Atrial Fibrillation competence NETwork/European Heart Rhythm Association consensus conference.

Europace 2013 Nov 27;15(11):1540-56. Epub 2013 Aug 27.

University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences and SWBH NHS Trust, Institute for Biomedical Research, 1st Floor, Room 136, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eut232DOI Listing
November 2013

Novel oral anticoagulants in the electrophysiology lab: are we really ready to forget warfarin?

Europace 2013 Nov 4;15(11):1535-7. Epub 2013 Sep 4.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Medicine, Dell'Angelo Hospital, Via Paccagnella, 11, 30170 Mestre-Venice, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eut264DOI Listing
November 2013

Updated national multicenter registry on procedural safety of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2013 Oct 25;24(10):1069-74. Epub 2013 Jun 25.

Cardiology Clinic, Department of Cardiological, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.12194DOI Listing
October 2013

[Whether and when oral anticoagulation therapy should be discontinued after successful ablation of atrial fibrillation. And what about the risk of bleeding? The reasons for not discontinuing oral anticoagulant therapy].

G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 2013 Apr;14(4):272-6; discussion 276-7

Dipartimento Cardio-Toraco-Vascolare, Ospedale dell'Angelo, Mestre-Venezia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1714/1257.13883DOI Listing
April 2013

Anticoagulation Issues in Patients with AF.

Card Electrophysiol Clin 2012 Sep;4(3):363-73

Cardiovascular Department, Ospedale dell'Angelo, Mestre-Venice, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccep.2012.06.004DOI Listing
September 2012

[2010 AIAC Guidelines for the management and treatment of atrial fibrillation].

G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 2011 Jan;12(1 Suppl 1):7-69

Dipartimento Cardiovascolare, Centro Aritmologico eper la Fibrillazione Atriale, Ospedale dell'Angelo, Mestre-Venezia.

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January 2011

Novel ICE-guided registration strategy for integration of electroanatomical mapping with three-dimensional CT/MR images to guide catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2009 Apr 27;20(4):374-8. Epub 2008 Oct 27.

Center for Atrial Fibrillation and Arrhythmologic Center of Cardiovascular Department, Umberto I Hospital, Mestre-Venice, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8167.2008.01332.xDOI Listing
April 2009

Role of transoesophageal echocardiography in evaluating the effect of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation on anatomy and function of the pulmonary veins.

Europace 2008 Sep 15;10(9):1079-84. Epub 2008 Jul 15.

Cardiovascular Department, Umberto I Hospital, Via Circonvallazione 50, 30171 Venice-Mestre, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eun188DOI Listing
September 2008

Anatomic location of pulmonary vein electrical disconnection with balloon-based catheter ablation.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2008 Jan 4;19(1):14-8. Epub 2007 Oct 4.

Section of Pacing and Electrophysiology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8167.2007.00964.xDOI Listing
January 2008

Role of anticoagulation therapy after pulmonary vein antrum isolation for atrial fibrillation treatment.

J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 2008 Jan;9(1):51-5

Department of Cardiology, Umberto I Hospital, Mestre-Venice, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2459/JCM.0b013e32801462d4DOI Listing
January 2008