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Vol 28, No 6 (2021)
Technology Note
Submitted: 2021-06-20
Accepted: 2021-08-22
Early publication date: 2021-09-08
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Remote proctoring for cryoballoon ablation of atrial fibrillation: A challenge or an opportunity in the COVID-19 era?

Andrzej Glowniak1, Myroslav Petkanych2, Katarzyna Wojewoda13, Vladimir Komiaty4, Marcin Sudol5, Oksana Dyomenko6, Kamil Torres7, Andrzej Wysokinski1, Antonio Sorgente8, Gian-Battista Chierchia8, Carlo de Asmundis8
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2021.0100
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Pubmed: 34523116
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Cardiol J 2021;28(6):970-972.
Affiliations
  1. Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
  2. Amosov National Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyiv, Ukraine
  3. Doctoral School, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
  4. Transcarpathian Regional Cardiology Clinic, Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine
  5. Medtronic Poland, Warsaw, Poland
  6. Medtronic Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
  7. Medical Simulation Center, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
  8. Heart Rhythm Management Center, Postgraduate Program in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel-Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

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Vol 28, No 6 (2021)
Technology note — COVID-19
Submitted: 2021-06-20
Accepted: 2021-08-22
Early publication date: 2021-09-08

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Title

Remote proctoring for cryoballoon ablation of atrial fibrillation: A challenge or an opportunity in the COVID-19 era?

Journal

Cardiology Journal

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Vol 28, No 6 (2021)

Article type

Technology Note

Pages

970-972

Early publication date

2021-09-08

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DOI

10.5603/CJ.a2021.0100

Pubmed

34523116

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Cardiol J 2021;28(6):970-972.

Authors

Andrzej Glowniak
Myroslav Petkanych
Katarzyna Wojewoda
Vladimir Komiaty
Marcin Sudol
Oksana Dyomenko
Kamil Torres
Andrzej Wysokinski
Antonio Sorgente
Gian-Battista Chierchia
Carlo de Asmundis

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