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Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with obesity


Obesity is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF) and common comorbid conditions such as hypertension, sleep apnea, and structural heart disease.  This study was designed to determine whether catheter ablation of AF can be performed safely and effectively in obese and overweight patients compared with patients with normal body weight.

Credits: John V. Wylie, Jr., MD; Mark E. Josephson, MD



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