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Thoracoscopic Biatrial Ablation Using Bipolar Radiofrequency
Chiu R, Worthington T, Khoynezhad A. Thoracoscopic Biatrial Ablation Using Bipolar Frequency. January 2022. doi:10.25373/ctsnet.18652790
A seventy-four-year-old male underwent a thoracoscopic biatrial ablation procedure with bipolar frequency. His past cardiac history was significant, with a three-year history of atrial fibrillation and multiple failed cardioversions.
Further details of the procedure are as follows:
- TTE: EF 65%
- Biatrial enlargement
- Mild mitral valve regurgitation
- No significant coronary artery disease
- Right dominant
Converted to normal sinus rhythm (NSR) postoperatively and remains in NSR three months post-op.
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