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Cryoablation versus Radiofrequency Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

Kuck et al report (for the FIRE and ICE investigators) the results of a randomized clinical trial comparing cryoablation with radiofrequency ablation for drug refractory paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Cryoablation was found to be non-inferior in terms of the primary efficacy end-point and there was no significant difference in overall safety between the technique.

 

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