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Review of Literature
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Ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation — the safety and efficacy of currently available techniques

Dawid Miśkowiec, Jarosław D. Kasprzak
DOI: 10.5603/FC.2016.0102
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Folia Cardiologica 2016;11(5):494.

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Vol 11, No 5 (2016)
Review of Literature
Published online: 2016-11-22

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Keywords

atrial fibrillation; ablation; cryoballoon ablation; RF ablation; paroxysmal atrial fibrillation;

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Title

Ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation — the safety and efficacy of currently available techniques

Journal

Folia Cardiologica

Issue

Vol 11, No 5 (2016)

Pages

494

Published online

2016-11-22

DOI

10.5603/FC.2016.0102

Bibliographic record

Folia Cardiologica 2016;11(5):494.

Keywords

atrial fibrillation
ablation
cryoballoon ablation
RF ablation
paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Authors

Dawid Miśkowiec
Jarosław D. Kasprzak

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