Inflammatory Response and Congestive Heart Failure Following Extensive Left Atrial Ablation
Keywords:atrial fibrillation, pulmonary vein isolation, left atrial ablation, heart failure, radiofrequency catheter ablation, systemic inflammation
A case of a patient with persistent atrial fibrillation and normal left ventricular systolic function who developed acute heart failure symptoms after a procedure of extensive left atrial ablation is presented and possible aetiologies are being discussed.
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