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LONE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
TOWARDS A CURE - Volume IV

CONTENTS


CHAPTER
CONTENT
PAGE
Introduction Hans Larsen MSc v
Afib Journeys My AF Story - Or How it Zaps You
When You Are Not Looking
by Anthony Bestwick
2
How suffering and Curing Atrial Fibrillation
Changed My Life
by Michael Coleman
9
Living with Vagal Lone AF
by David Booth
14
Journal Summaries Incidence and Management 22
Mechanistic Insights 24
Risk Factors and Triggers 32
Cardioversion 35
Prevention and Treatment with Antiarrhythmics 39
Prevention and Treatment with Other Drugs 42
Ablation - Procedures 44
Ablation - Complications 54
Ablation - Outcome 58
Stroke Risk Factors 74
Stroke Prevention 78
Odds & Ends 86
Research Reports LAF vs AF: Shape Matters
by Patrick Chambers, MD
94
Fish Oils and Warfarin
by Hans Larsen
110
Living with Warfarin
by Hans Larsen
114
Special Reports Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Atrial Fibrillation Summit - October 14-15, 2005
Summary and Observations
by Jackie Burgess
141
Review of 2006 Guidelines for Management
of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
by Hans Larsen
160
Ablation/Maze Survey - 2006 Definition of Terms 166
Overview of Procedures 170
Evaluation of Background Data 171
Radiofrequency Ablation 176
Outcome - RF Ablation 179
Patient Outcome - RF Ablation 188
Summary - RF Ablation 192
Performance Rating - RF Ablation 194
Outcome - Other Procedures 204
Right Atrial Flutter Ablation 205
Left Atrial Flutter Ablation 207
Cryoablation 207
AV Node Ablation + Pacemaker 208
Maze Procedure 209
Mini-maze Procedure 211
Summary - Other Procedures 214
Appendix A Glossary of Medical Terms 217
Subject Index 231



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