Characterization of Catheter-Tissue Contact Force During Epicardial Radiofrequency Ablation in an Ovine Model

Michael C.G. Wong, Glenn Edwards, Steven Spence, Jonathan M. Kalman, Saurabh Kumar, Stephen A. Joseph, Joseph B. Morton

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Abstract

Contact force (CF) during radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is an important determinant of endocardial lesion size with limited data on epicardial RFA and CF. We evaluated CF characteristics using irrigated RFA on the epicardium in an ovine model.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1222-1228
Number of pages7
JournalCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
Volume6
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013

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